Mid-season seminar for Futsal referees


The winter mid-season seminar for Futsal Referees was held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th February 2017, at Savio College, Dingli.

The main lecturer was former FIFA Futsal Referee and presently UEFA Referee Observer, Antònio Cardoso, and also responsible of Futsal Referees in Portugal. In his international refereeing career he has officiated 219 matches, including the UEFA Euro Futsal Championship Final in 2007.

Main topics discussed during the seminar were related to the Reading of the Game and basic concepts of understanding when dealing with various situations, and also Cooperation between referees and teams. Most situations were illustrated by video-clips.

All referees underwent FIFA fitness test and overall results were satisfactory.

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