The Eswatini Football Association (EFA) will as of the 2020/21 season license referees in the country.
The decision was confirmed by the EFA’s General Secretary Frederick Mngomezulu during an online closing ceremony of the FIFA MA Youth Refereeing Course.
The refereeing course which was implemented virtually due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“As from the 2020/21 football season, the EFA will license referees in the country,” said Mngomezulu.
Mngomezulu also gave an assurance that the EFA is committed to supporting referees in the country.
“As EFA, we are committed in making our referees to be better performers in both the domestic and international arena.
“The sky is the limit, remember, dedication and perseverance are also vital if you want to succeed,” he said as he also emphasised the importance of staying in shape.
This is one of the numerous ways in which the EFA will be enhancing the development of refereeing in the Kingdom.
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