TANZANIAN Soud Iddi Lila is expected to leave tomorrow for the Ugandan capital, Kampala to attend a high profile refereeing course that officially starts on Saturday.
The Tanzanian will join other 33 referees also picked to attend the course which is exclusive for Young talented referees’. Of these, 15 are male FIFA Referees, the other 15 are assistant referees and four are female referees.
According to the Deputy Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), in-charge of football and development, Anthony Baffoe, all the referees will be subjected to medical, physical, theoretical and technical tests.
The course will be conducted by five instructors; An Yan Lim Kee Chong from Mauritius, Felix Tanagwarima from Zimbabwe, Constance Catherine Adipo from Uganda, Cherifi Nasradine from Algeria and Pierre Alain Mounguengui from Gabon.
He said all referees are expected in Kampala by September 13th ahead of the official opening ceremony the following day. “All the referees will undergo medical, physical, theoretical and technical tests during the course.
In case the referee fails to pass the fitness test, all related costs to his trip will be borne by his Association and the referee sent back home. The physical test exercise will be conducted at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on Saturday morning.
Male Referees: Nabil Boukhalfa (Algeria), Ligali Adissa Abdoul Raphiou (Benin), Tirelo Mositwane (Botswana), Georges Gatogato (Burundi), Daurte Fabricio (Cape Verde), Bilal Abdallah Ismael (Djibouti), Mahrous Mahmoud A. H. Ahmed (Egypt), Mogos Teklu Tsegay (Eritrea), Atcho Pierre (Gabon), Huraywidah Abdulwahid (Libya), Dahane Beida (Mauritania), Ali Moussa Mohamed (Niger), Artan Omar Abdulkadir (Somalia), Christopher Harrison (South Africa), Haythem Guirat (Tunisia).