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    The Referees' Committee applies and interprets the Laws of the Game, can propose necessary rule changes to the Executive Committee and appoints refe...
      • Doha hosts elite referees seminar

        Doha hosts elite referees seminar

        Monday 17 November 2014

        With the countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia now underway, FIFA has organised a second Elite AFC, CAF and OFC Referees Seminar in the Aspire Sports Centre in the Qatari capital Doha.

      • Referees seminar in Doha
      • Referees seminar in Doha
      • Referees seminar in Doha
      • Referees seminar in Doha
      • Referees seminar in Doha
      • Referees seminar in Doha
      • Referees
      • Image of the CONMEBOL/CONCACAF refereeing seminar organized in Santiago, Chile, October 2014 (Photo: Labhipermedia)
      • Image of the CONMEBOL/CONCACAF refereeing seminar organized in Santiago, Chile, October 2014 (Photo: Labhipermedia)