Three-day capacity building webinar kicks off

  • 2020-10-11

A three day webinar aimed at capacity building on football education has kicked off. The webinar is first of its kind held in the country's footballing history.

A Match Commissioner webinar was organized on the first day on Sunday. All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Karma Tsering Sherpa gave his welcome note on the webinar and thanked Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for accepting ANFA's proposal to host such a training program. He hoped such program would benefit all the participants and the Nepali football overall.

Also speaking on the opening session, Deputy Director of AFC's Competitions and Football Events Division (CFED) Avazbek Berdikulov said they would have loved to visit Nepal for a physical event but hoped the virtual one would also be as fruitful. He hoped the first day of the event would help increase the number of match commissioners from Nepal.

AFC Manager of Club Competition Pavel Luzanov and Brian See from AFC's Competitions & Football Events Division gave an introduction into the AFC Competitions in the event. Mohd Saifuddin Abu Bakar, FIFA and AFC Match Commissioner, gave an insight into the roles and responsibilities of match commissioner.

Following a brief lunch break, Mohd Saifuddin also briefed about Match Commissioner Activities during the session. Brian See then briefed on laws of the game, regulation and manual followed by Senior Media and Broadcast Operations Manager at Asian Football Confederation Lee Seunghun's explanation on media operation.

The final session saw Shahin Rahmani, Manager of Stadia Safety & Security at Asian Football Confederation, briefing about the stadium safety and security and Brian See answering questions from the participants. A question and answer session was also held after each briefing with the presenter responding to questions.

Around 30 participants were present in the first day of the webinar.

The second day of the webinar will be held on Local General Coordinator and the final day will be on Team Manager.

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