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Local referee to attend top CAF referees’ course

Top local assistant referee Souru Phatšoane

Aug. 28, 2020 1 min read

MASERU – Top local assistant referee Souru Phatšoane has been invited to the CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup Finals Preparatory course scheduled for Cairo, Egypt from September 16 – 20.

According to a press statement released this week by the Lesotho Football Association (LeFA), Phatšoane has in recent years enjoyed great success as one of the continent’s top referees.

“He became the first Mosotho referee to officiate at a World Cup tournament and also officiated at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations competition hosted by Egypt,” the statement reads.

Meanwhile, LeFA in collaboration with the world governing body FIFA has organised a four-day match assessors’ course which began on Wednesday.

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The press release further states that one of the country's top referees Retšelisitsoe Molise, who is on the FIFA panel, underwent the CAF Young Talent Referees Video Assistant Referees (VAR) course from August 22 - 26.


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