São Vicente / Football: Season starts on October 1st with “reinforcement” of 18 new referees

Mindelo, Sep 11 (Inforpress) – The football season 2018-2019, in São Vicente, begins on October 1st, however the first official competition, the Opening Tournament, is scheduled to start on October 27, with the news of the arrival of new referees.

There are a total of 18 newly graduates, 12 men and 6 women, who attended a 35-day training conducted by former international referee Manuel Duarte.

According to the president of the Football Association of São Vicente (ARFSV), César Lima, this group of referees will subject a intern period in games of training division, a stage “essential” for their growth until reaching the senior level.

Regarding the 2018-2019 programming, César Lima told Inforpress that the institution he directs is “all prepared”, even if there is “a certain lack of definition” about the start of works planned at the Adérito Sena Stadium.