Jamaican officials returns after serving as instructors at the 2nd edition of CFU/ Concacaf course in Antigua
Jamaican officials are returning home after serving as instructors at the 2nd edition of the Caribbean Football Union Concacaf new generation referee course in Antigua.
Concacaf refereeing Manager Dave Meikle, did double duties as administrator and instructor, while .
Fifa and Concacaf instructor and referee assessor Victor Stewart and Concacaf fitness instructor Rohan Thorbourne were among the other instructors.
23 match officials, comprised of 16 referees and seven assistant referees from 15 countries converge for the four day event
The next generation course caters to Caribbean match officials who have the prerequisites to matriculate to the FIFA refereeing international lists.
The course equips participants with theoretical and practical skills, ultimately leading to nominations to the FIFA rank.
Eleven match officials from the 2022 cohort of 25 made the 2023 FIFA list including Jamaicans Okeito Nicholson and Christopher mason as new Fifa referees, while Kemar Gayle, Ricardo Mckenzie and Joshua Jackson were appointed new FIFA referee assistants.