Referees fight to make the cut as FKF rolls out Endurance Test


Match officials; Referee Israel Mpaima, assistant referee John Alando and Stephen Maina and Fourth Official ...
Match officials; Referee Israel Mpaima, assistant referee John Alando and Stephen Maina and Fourth Official Isaac Memusi moments before the Sportpesa Premier League match between Ulinzi Stars FC and Tusker FC at the Afraha stadium in Nakuru county on July 10, 2016. Tusker FC won 2-1. Photo/Stafford Ondego/Sportpicha

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  •  Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has rolled out a three-day training seminar and Physical Endurance Test (PET) for officials who will be officiating the Kenya Premier League, National Super League, and the Division League matches next season.

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has rolled out a three-day training seminar and Physical Endurance Test (PET) for officials who will be officiating the Kenya Premier League, National Super League, and the Division League matches next season.

The mandatory seminar which began yesterday in Kisii is set to be the elite’s pre-season training to improve the loftiness of the match officials for all the divisions.

The referee from all the divisions gathered at the Kisii stadium as the seminar commenced yesterday with 255 referees undergoing medical examinations such as the eye test and blood pressure.

The training which is set to end on Wednesday as planned will have the entire referees get training to improve their skill in officiating the football matches. And the exercise is meant to test the fitness level of referees who will officiate; this includes Physical fitness, endurance and their knowledge of football.

Courtesy- FKF

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