A Liberian referee, George Roger, has joined 33 others in Africa for this year’s CAF international referee course in Yaoundé Cameroon. 2016 FIFA badge George Roger left the country Wednesday for Cameroon for the 5-day international seminar code named New FIFA Referee course, after he attended another referee course last year.
Referee Roger joined the Liberia Football Referee Association in early 2010, becoming a FIFA-badge referee in 2016. The CAF yearly training course is to help build up young referees for the good of the game.
Referee Roger told New Dawn Sports that he was grateful for the challenge giving him by the Liberia Football Association to be a part of this year’s international training, saying Liberian was now one of the countries being looked at during international training courses because of the performance of FIFA-badge referee Montgomery, who dux the course two times in roll.
“Montgomery has made his mark out there; and going after him is a hard thing, but with the training I from home, I’m hopeful of good result,” Roger said. The Confederation of African Football training course on Thursday, conducted its medical test in Cameroon before the commencement of the course.
CAF is organizing the event. The Confederation of African Football is organizing the event and the referees are to undergo a medical test ahead of the course upon arrival in Cameroon. According to Refree George Roger, being a FIFA referee is ever a dream in the world of football, and to be part of one of the associations is a dream come true.
By Sally Gaye-Edited by George Barpeen