International referees course opens today

Approximately 30 FIFA accredited local referees and assistant referees as well as national referees and assistant referees will attend a FIFA sponsored Referees Assistance Programme (RAP) held in collaboration with the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the Guyana Football Referees Council (GFRC).

The six-day programme will open today at the International Conference Centre at Liliendaal, starting at 09:00 hours.

The facilitators are FIFA Referee Instructor Peter Prendergast of Jamaica, FIFA Development Officer Ramesh Ramdhan and Merere Gonzales, FIFA Fitness Instructor both of Trinidad and Tobago.

Several local instructors including Lawrence “Sparrow” Griffith, Roy Mc Arthur, Colin Aaron, Lindley Langhorne and Anson Ambrose will also make presentations at the Course.

Acting President of the GFF Franklin Wilson will deliver the feature address at the opening while President of the GFRC Alfred King will make brief remarks.

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