WIFA’s Referees’ board successfully completed the new recruitment course for CAT V (Category V) referees.
The class was conducted over 2 days on Cooperage Football Ground, Mumbai on 9th and 10th August 2014. Mr. Walter Pereira and Mr. Dhanraj More were the designated instructors for the course.
Over 20 to be referees were part of the program from Mumbai and Thane District.
Mr. Walter Pereira the instructor and the Chairman of the WIFA Referee’s Board was happy with the proceedings and said, ‘The course went on successfully. Now we hope that they all clear the test to come in a couple of months’.
Mr. Pereira also pointed out, ‘This was our first batch under our new format for working under the WIFA’s Referees’ Board. Alike WIFA’s Grassroots’ aim; our aim is also to widen the base of the Development Pyramid in our state. We plan to roll out more of such recruitment session through out the state in the months to come.’
‘Our vision and aim is to have world class referees in years to come. In a matter of 6 to 7 successful years one can reach the pinnacle of International Football’, concluded Mr. Pereira.