FAM Refereeing covers a wide range of educational and administrative functions.

Educational Functions:

  •  Organization of Elite Referee Courses.
  • Organization of Elite Referee Instructors and Assessors courses.
  •  Organization of Refresher courses.
  •  Organization of beginners Courses.
  •  Staging Referees Fitness Test.
  •  Selecting Referees for the FIFA Fitness.
  •  Monitoring and giving feedback to Referees on their performances in all competitions Preparation of teaching material for Referees, Instructors and Assessors.
  •  Establishment of development programs to increase the quality and quantity of Instructors at the national level.


Administrative Functions:

  • Appointment of Referees, Assistant Referees and Assessors to the various competitions administered by FA.
  • Monitoring Referee Instructors, Assessors and Referees performances and progress through submitted reports.
  • Monitoring and assisting Member Association Referees’ development.
  • Filing and data entry of all fixtures and grading of Referees.
  • Database of Referee contacts and personal details.
  • Database of Referee equipment needs.
  • Database of Referee Fitness Reports.

Official Documents