Kevin Az­zopardi at­tends UEFA ref­er­ee­ing work­shop

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Di­rec­tor of Ref­er­ee­ing Kevin Az­zopardi this week be­tween 7-8 Novem­ber, par­tic­i­pated in the UEFA Ref­eree Con­ven­tion Work­shop held in Vi­enna.

The gather­ing, that fea­tured all 55 UEFA Mem­ber As­so­ci­a­tions, dealt with var­i­ous top­ics re­lated to ref­er­ee­ing in­clud­ing na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion, women’s ref­er­ee­ing, men­tor­ing and re­cruit­ment.

Kevin Az­zopardi de­liv­ered a pre­sen­ta­tion of the lo­cal sce­nario; he was also cho­sen as Group Rap­por­teur dur­ing the Tal­ent & Men­tor Pro­gramme Work­shop.

Dur­ing his visit – the first since be­ing ap­pointed as Di­rec­tor of Ref­er­ee­ing – Kevin Az­zopardi was also in­volved in var­i­ous net­work­ing meet­ings that will re­sult in fur­ther op­por­tu­ni­ties abroad for lo­cal ref­er­ees in the com­ing months.

Mean­while, UEFA will be sup­port­ing the Malta FA Ref­er­ee­ing Cen­tre in two new in­ter­na­tional projects that will be rolled out in the com­ing months.

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