Asian Football Confederation to promote the game in Sri Lanka
Asian Football Confederation ( AFC ) has orgainzed a variety of
activities for the development of the game in Sri Lanka and the project
commenced on March 5 and will be in operation till March 14.
The AFC Women Referees Seminar was held from March 5 to 8 at City
Football Complex auditorium. The AFC Instructor Mashoud Enayat conducted
the seminar along with practical at City Football Complex grounds.
Twelve referees, two each from Bhutan, India, Iran, Jordan, Palestine
and Sri Lanka, took part in the referee course.
Referee Instructor Masoud Enayat hoped that the referees for the AFC
U-13 Girls’ Football Tournament were ready for duty in the matches which
kicked off on Saturday.
Masoud, after the five-day course to prepare the referees for the
matches, is impressed with the participants and feels the referees will
excel on the field of play.
He highlighted the importance to maintain a good physical condition
throughout their career as it helps them to perform better and to gain
respect from the spectators and players for a job well done. I'm sure
you will do well in the upcoming matches.
The referees from six participating nations spent strenuous five days
under the guidance of Masoud from Iran who was assisted by China’s Neu
During the practical sessions five of the participants two Indians,
two Sri Lankans and a Bhutanese referee made good impact with their
performances and received high commendation from both instructors.
The participant referees thanked the instructors for educating them
on the latest Laws of the Game and the new technology which was of vital
They they all had the same idea that it was a new experience gained
by attending the course during the five days and thanked the AFC for
carrying out an event of this nature for the betterment of the sport at
AFC Football Medical Seminar for Physiotherapists’ which commenced on
Tuesday ended successfully on Thursday.AFC Instructor Dr. Farrah Hani
Imran facilitated the programme for medical officials of 6 participating
countries. Bhutan ,India, Iran, Jordan ,Palestine & Sri Lanka.
In line with the World's Women's Day the Women's Empowerment
Programme a, five day social project, in association with ZONTA Club,
commenced at FFSL on Thursday and will conclude today. The programme has
been core up to address on several topics including women and future
challenges, Domestic Violence ,Leadership, Stress and Depression
Manangement, Pregnency ,Life style,Balancing act, Wife-Mother and
working lady . Head of CSR at AFC Dr. Annathurai Ranganathan conducts
the programme. A one-day seminar themed “ Women’s Empowerment through
Football for women’s leaders was held on Thursday.
AFC Women Referees seminar – March 5th to 8th March
AFC Football Medical Seminar -6th to 8th March –AFC Instructor
AFC - CSR activity – World’s women’s day
AFC Girls U 13 Football Tournament for West, South and Central Asian
Asia Football Confederation (AFC ) under 13 Girls’ League Football
Tournament commenced at Police Park grounds on Saturday and will
continue till Wednesday. The tournament which is an event among various
other programmes ,has been organized by AFC Social Responsibility
Department in parallel to the World Women's day celebrations.
The League Tournament for participants from Bhutan ,India, Iran,
Jordan ,Palestine and Sri Lanka is coordinated and assisted by Tran
Huong and Cyntia Carvalho from AFC.