FIFA Referees Assistance Programme course held for T&T referees

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association completed its latest FIFA Referees Assistance Programme (RAP) workshop in Marabella on Sunday.

The RAP (Referees Assistance Program) is held annually in FIFA affiliated countries.
It is designed to enhance teaching and training techniques and standardization with
the interpretation of the laws. Some of the topics dealt with over the four-day course which took place at the Marabella Secondary South and the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium were: Fitness — Recovery, Strength, Running Technique, Speed and Agility etc.
Technical — Position and Movement, Penalty area Control, Tactical Fouls,
Offside, Hand Ball etc. Sessions were both theory and practical.

2017.04.23- During the Final day of the FIFA Referee’s Course, hosted by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association, at the Marabella South Secondary School, Marabella. Photo: Allan V. Crane/CA-images/TTFA

The FIFA facilitators were Facilitators  were Esfandiar Baharmast, a FIFA Technical Instructor  and Alan Brown Morgan, a FIFA Fitness Instructor.

The TTFA instructors were  Jaggernath Goolcharan, Michael Ragoonath, Mentor Baptiste, Joseph Taylor, Julien Drayton, Lynda Bramble-Thompson, Boni Bishop, Nigel Roberts and Neal Brizan.

Below is the list of referees and other participants

Referees — Keon Yorke, Keilon Bacchus, Cecile Hinds,
Crystal Sobers, Ainsley Rochard, Caleb Wales,
Joseph Bertrand, Oladele Thomas, Julie Ann Mc Dougal,
Evelyn Carissa Jacob, Kyle Carabon, Joel Cox,
Nikolai Nyron, CJ O’Brien, Johann Corneille,
Keisha Roberts Kern Thom. Kevin Smart.
Marlon Peruse Keron Mayers

Observers — Merville Wallace, Nigel Bailey, Gyasi Mc Donald, Rashby Mc Phie,

Visitors — Osmond Downer Delisa Roberts

Facilitators — Mr.Esfandiar Baharmast — FIFA Technical Instructor and Mr. Alan Brown Morgan — FIFA Fitness Instructor

2017.04.23- TTFA Referees Instructor Michael Ragoonath looks on during the Final day of the FIFA Referee’s Course, hosted by Trinidad & Tobago Football Association, at the Marabella South Secondary School, Marabella. Photo: Allan V. Crane/CA-images/TTFA

Photo at top shows Esfandiar Baharmast,FIFA Technical Instructor during his presentation at the FIFA RAP Course on Sunday.