Clayton Pisani attends pre-season preparatory course for UEFA top referees

clayton-pisaniFIFA referee Clayton Pisani – as a UEFA First Category referee – from 10 to 12 August 2016 joined other top international European referees for the important 2016/2017 Pre-season Preparation Course for UEFA Top Referees held in Geneva and Nyon (UEFA HQ), Switzerland.

During this summer course, the match officials were given detailed advice on various refereeing topics aimed at achieving uniformity in their decision-making in accordance with the Laws of the Game recent changes for the coming season.

The main objectives of the course were to learn from the experience of the previous season’s competitions (UEFA EURO 2016, Champions League, Europa League and other European matches), to emphasise the key points for the new season, and to check the fitness level of the participants during the rigorous UEFA fitness test. Further important topics covered to enhance the referees’ performance were match tactical preparation and Goal Line Technology.