In her message to the Football Association and the Referees Management, Carrie Setest, responsible for “referees” in the International Federation of Football Associations, praised this positive step and gave women the opportunity to participate in the management of men’s competitions, which is encouraged by the International Federation, the member national federations, confirming the keenness of The FIFA Referees Committee is to provide all support to the Emirates Federation in implementing its initiatives for developing the arbitration sector, which are among the distinguished programs and depend on the advanced academic side, in order to ensure the presence of referees and referees who are qualified in all respects to manage the various football competitions.
Salem Ali Al Shamsi, member of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Football Association and Chairman of the Referees Committee, confirmed that the Football Association pays great attention to the arbitration sector, because of its importance in the success of football competitions, indicating that attention to women is necessary, and that the presence of women is the judge in men’s competitions. It gives her strength and gives her experience.
Al Shamsi thanked Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, President of the Federation, for his unlimited interest in the field of arbitration and referees, and for his continuous support to develop the women’s whistle.
For his part, Shamsul Madin, Director of the Referees Department at the AFC, expressed his happiness with the steps of the Emirates Federation, which is considered one of the distinguished federations in the Asian continent in the matter of qualifying referees and referees, stressing that the presence of the referees in the men’s competitions came after great efforts made by the referees management and the judges ’keenness to excel. . (WAM)