President of the Nigeria soccer Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick will today declare open this yr’s FIFA Member affiliation (MA) Elite Programme for Nigerian referees, assessors and physical fitness trainers within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This year’s programme will run between third and eighth July 2017.
last yr, more than 230 Nigerian referees, instructors and assessors had been involved in the programme, which passed off 16th – twentieth may just 2016, additionally in Abuja.
Head of the NFF Referees Unit and Secretary of the NFF Referees Committee, Mallam Sani Zubair reconfirmed to thenff.com at the weekend that all preparations had been concluded for the international programme on the way to this year, involve Nigeria’s 29 women and men FIFA referees, 15 elite nationwide referees, all nationwide referee assessors, all national physical fitness instructors and non –FIFA ladies referees.
Zubair additionally stated that the staff of three FIFA instructors can be led through the Regional building Officer, Carlos Manuel Neves Henrique and can embrace Felix Onias Tangawarima from Zimbabwe (referee teacher) and Tracy Sophia Lovell (bodily trainer).