Football Kenya Federation has organised a course for its referees and match commissioners to induct on Monday, February 3, 2020.
The course will be held at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega, under the tutelage of Sylvester Kirwa, Maculate Akorot, Peter Kiereini, Steven Oduor and Margaret Omondi.
360 participants from the Kenya Premier League, Betika Super League, Division one league, Women Premier League and the Women Division One League are expected to partake in the training.
Referees Manager, Sylvester Kirwa, gave an overview on what the participants are expected to gain from the course.
“The course is essential to the participants in that they will gain knowledge on the laws of the game, management skills for the referees, match reporting for the match commissioners and match analysis. Their fitness and health will also be tested during the course,”said Mr. Kirwa.
Fitness Instructor, Margaret Omondi, gave her take on why it is important for the participants to be fit.
“It is a standard requirement by FIFA for the referees to be fit since its going to be of key importance as they officiate different matches in our leagues.