LeFA referees’ coordinator Mohau Sentšo told Metro News that the course will now be held for three days, not four days as was the initial plan. He said the course will cover several components such as how to assess referees and talk to them during and after the match.
He said the course will be attended by 25 match assessors, who include two female participants. Sentšo said the female assessors are Selloane Mphuthing and Puseletso Mokhosi who are also in the CAF match assessors’ panel. Lesotho currently has five internationally recognized match assessors who are in the CAF panel.
“We have Rethusitsoe Lebaka, Moeti Mpopo, Mohau Sentšo, Puseletso Mokhosi, and Selloane Mphuthing as CAF match assessors,” Sentšo added. year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. physical lessons, Sentšo also said. assessors.
FIFA instructor Ali Arkhmart from Somalia will facilitate at the training and is expected to cover only the technical lessons as match assessors, unlike referees, do not do
Last year at a similar course which was held at the Bambatha Tšita Sports Arena, South African instructor Jerome Dehon facilitated and in attendance were 25 match
“The number of match assessors cannot easily increase due to the fact that we consider retired referees for match assessors’ duty, so if there are no retired referees, the number stays This course was held physically last year but it is held virtually this the same or declines as some match assessors retire,” Sentšo said.
He further mentioned that after one of the assessors Naleli Sello retired last year, they welcomed Moabi Makara who retired from refereeing the same year hence, the number of match assessors is still 25. For her part, Mokhosi said this will be the second time that she participates in the course.