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Football referees attend training course

The Football Federation of Cambodia have been hosting a training course for 30 Cambodian referees, including nine females, at the National Football Centre in Cheng Meng district on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

The five-day course, which started on Sunday and wraps up tomorrow, was aimed at preparing the referees for match officiating at the upcoming U13 Festival of Football running from July 7-14 at the new National Football Centre Bati in Tonle Bati district, near Takeo provincial town.

“The referees hail from various provinces where they have already received some training.

We have collected them together at this time to help them put their theory into practice at the Festival,” said FFC spokesman May Tola.

AFC Referees Instructor Tetsu Karakida of Japan is conducting the course.

To contact the reporter on this story: Chhom Norn at



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