Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has on Friday, October 11, 2019, presided over the closing ceremony of the FIFA Member Association referees course in Machakos.

The five-day course, which kicked off on Monday, saw 35 match officials from the FIFA Panel as well as the Kenyan Premier League taken through amendments to the laws of the game as well as fitness tests.

“We have a policy of ongoing training for referees to ensure that standards not only continue to improve but the Laws of the Game also apply in the same way across the board,” said FKF President Nick Mwendwa.

FKF president awards referees certificates at the FIFA MA Referees course in Machakos

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“As a Federation, we are committed to improving officiating standards and creating capacity with the sole aim of comprehensively developing the game at a minimal cost to the beneficiaries,” he added.

35 match officials took part in the course, which entailed fitness tests, new techniques and modules as well as amendments to the rules of the game, and were duly certified.

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