Selangor Journal
FAS referee committee chairman Chanda Sekar (middle), FAS referee committee vice-chairman Abdul Basith Abdul Hamid (second, left) and Selangor head coach B. Sathianathan (second, right) at the sideline of the 2020 FAS League referees seminar yesterday. — Picture by Bernama

FAS wants to produce 250 referees by end of 2020

FAS referee committee chairman Chanda Sekar (centre), FAS referee committee vice-chairman Abdul Basith Abdul Hamid (second, left) and Selangor head coach B. Sathianathan (second, right) at the sideline of the 2020 FAS League referees seminar yesterday. — Picture by Bernama

SHAH ALAM, Dec 30 — The Football Association of Selangor (FAS) is targeting to produce 250 referees by the end of next year to handle football matches in the state.

FAS Referees Committee vice-chairman Abdul Basith Abdul Hamid said various programmes would be launched to attract more people especially youths to take up refereeing.

“We have lined up several programmes to attract youth to make refereeing a second career.

“This career can also generate good income and help them economically,” he told reporters after the opening of a seminar for 174 FAS League referees for the 2020 season here yersterday.

He also said FAS was committed to producing more women referees as this field is growing and holds promise for women.

 

 

— Bernama

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