Futsal Association of Uganda (FAU) in conjunction with FIFA have organized a Futsal refereeing MA Zoom course is slated to run from Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th March 2021 at Jevine Hotel, Ndeeba.
A total of 30 Ugandan participants/referees are confirmed to take part in a three day course where Futsal Super league referees shall be awarded with 2021 season Badges and FIFA certificates to those who shall pass exams after this event.
The workshop comes after FIFA recommendations indicated in circular 1719 passed on 29th May 2020 notifying an update on Futsal Laws of the Game bringing them into line with a number of modifications previously made in football.
The amendments to the Futsal Laws of the Game for the 2020/21 edition were approved by the Bureau of the FIFA Council on 8th April 2020 and came into force as of 1st June 2020 despite competitions suspension due to COVID-19
The course shall be conducted by the FIFA Futsal refereeing instructor Perry Guatier from Belgium.
According to FAU chairman Hamza Junju, the aims of the workshop/course are as below.
“Training Ugandan Futsal referees in the masterly and application of Futsal Laws of the Game.
Clarity on the FIFA new amendments of the Futsal Laws of the game majorly focusing on futsal referee positioning and movements in the court, blocking/ impeding futsal play fouls applications in the game.
Examinations/ Video tests to be done by futsal referees as PWR different futsal match situations to examine their decision making.”