Basic Course in Refereeing

Rock Cup Finalist College Europa Fc were today defeated by 2 goals to one by a physically stronger and fitter Saudi Arabia Under 23 Olympic national team at the Victoria Stadium GIbraltar. College Europa are preparing for their debut in the Europa League qualifiers at the end of this month. The UEFA draw will take place tomorrow. The Gibraltar side performed well throughout the match, but saw themselves opened up on several occasions by a stronger Saudi team who were well adjusted to the midday summer heat. The Saudi physio was called upon on several occasions to assist College Europa players after several head injuries were sustained throughout the match. In one incident a player required stitches to his head. College Europa opened up the scoring, with the Saudi team coming back just before half time through a penalty. A second penalty was saved by the College Europa substitute keeper, before going 2-1. A physically challenging match for the College Europa team saw them go down 2-1 against a Saudi Arabia Under 23 side. Both sets of managers were warned by the referees assistant after complaints from both side about the harsh tackles seen through the match.For images of local referees in action  click here

or check out CoreSport image section




Media release from GFA – A Basic Course in Refereeing will be held from Monday 11th to Friday 15th January – daily between 5pm and 8pm – at The Tercentenary Sporthall Lecture Rooms.

Persons over the age of 15 years or soon to be 15 years old are welcome.

The basic course is given through a class room enviroment and practicals outdoors.

Participants will also be assessed on their fitness level.

Gibraltar Football - 2nd January 2016 - Gibraltar United 1-0 Lions FCWe are looking for young responsible individuals who will deal with incidents under pressure to make the right decisions and willing to develop as referees.

Persons interested are to contact for further details


For images of local referees in action  click here

or check out CoreSport image section

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