FA officials travel to Brazil for refereeing seminar
17 November 2008
Experts in football refereeing from England’s Football Association (FA) will be participating as instructors in a four-day seminar (25-28 November) for Brazilian referees at Granja Comary in Rio de Janeiro state, organized by Brazilian football's governing body (Confederação Brasileira de Futebol – CBF) as part of its 'Development Plan for Brazilian Football'.
The FA instructors include Mike Riley, one of the most experienced referees in the English Premiership.
Around 40 Brazilian referees and referee’s assistants will be taking part in the event, which will consist of lectures and a variety of practical exercises on the field of play.
Source: CBF and Embassy of Brazil in London