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Catch The Young Referee Policy kicks off tomorrow

The much-publicised Ghana Football Association (GFA) ‘Catch Them Young Referee Policy’ is set to begin tomorrow 25th August 2020.

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The policy was a part of GFA President, Kurt Okraku’s 24th September 2019 Game-Changing Manifesto is set to bring up youngsters interested in refereeing with integrity to ensure that the corrupt refereeing practices exposed in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas ‘Number 12’ documentary will be eliminated from Ghana football.

The programme is set to bring together active and retired referees as well as instructors as they look to train the young referees on the laws of the game as expected in the regulations of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA).

Policy

Referees who have qualified from the programme will be assessed as they officiate juvenile competitions before being promoted to the higher divisions which include the Ghana Premier League (GPL) and the Divison One League (DOL).

by Leroy Hawkson|TalksAfrica.com

EDITORIAL STAFF
Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM. I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media. I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.

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