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Blind football referees clinic planned for Kuala Lumpur

Referees line up before a match at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Referees from all over Asia are invited to take part in a referee training course in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from December 9th-12th 2017.

Hosted by the Malaysian Blind Sports Association (MBSA), the training clinic will take place immediately before the IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships in the Malaysian capital.

The organisers have confirmed they can accept up to a maximum of 2 participants per country.
Details of the clinic are as follows:

- Participant must have a command of basic English and be registered in affiliated federation as football referee according to each national standard.
- Successful candidates after the course will be accredited as IBSA football referees according to national football coordinator.
-Candidates are required to arrange for their own flight to and from Kuala Lumpur and pay a fee of 100 Euro per day for hotel accommodation (twin sharing), food, local transportation and course materials.
- Candidates are expected to arrive in Kuala Lumpur on 9th December and depart on 12th December 2017. Total cost 100 Euro x 3 days= 300 Euro per pax.
- Should you wish to extend your stay to watch the games from 12th to 17th December, an additional 100 Euro per day will be charged.

Applications to participate should be returned to MBSA by Tuesday, 31st October 2017.

For more information on this training opportunity for Asian officials, click on the links above or contact or

Caption: the team of blind football referees at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games poses on the pitch for a family photo.

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