International Referees workshop opens in Doha

DOHA:  A referees workshop backed by world governing body FIFA was commenced in Doha on Monday.

Candidates who are likely to officiate during 2018 FIFA World Cup matches are expected to feature at the workshop along with scores of other local and international participants.

‎The workshop lasts  from April 11 to 15, QFA said.

Referee candidates who will appear at the Women’s World Cup in France in 2019 are also in attendance.

The workshop is taking  place at Hotel Inter-Continental Doha.

Qatar’s Abdulrahman Al Jassem will join officials from AFC and African referees at the workshop which will feature lectures and video sessions.