Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Football referees attend training course

Football referees attend training course

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 [email protected]post.com


  • Ministers to tackle sea pollutants

    Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and members of local communities have collected 77 tonnes of water hyacinth at a Sihanoukville beach, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesperson Or Saroeun said. He told The Post yesterday that the aquatic weeds had been floating along some of the province’s

  • EU timber deal in firing line

    A committee of more than 20 national and international organisations filed a petition to the EU on October 10 to prevent it from signing a timber trade agreement with Vietnam, noting that the deal would be disastrous to the Kingdom’s forests. The petition claims Vietnamese timber

  • Kim Sok to keep up fight ‘for change’ from Finland

    Kim Sok, wanted by the Kingdom’s authorities for defaming the government, reiterated on Sunday his determination to continue helping to make “a real change” to Cambodian politics after receiving asylum in Finland, even as a government spokesman mocked the political analyst over the development.

  • PM: Programme to recover Vietnam War missing back on

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced the resumption of the MIA programme to recover the remains of American service personnel missing after action on Cambodian soil during the Vietnam War. The programme was suspended for more than a year after the US government imposed visa