Clayton Munro has told three FIFA Referees who were entrusted with their FIFA badges for the 2018 football season that they are “ambassadors to the country.”
Munro who is Head of the Refereeing Department in Dominica added that “Where ever you go, it means that people will know a country called the Commonwealth of Dominica and the referees from that country are good enough to officiate where ever they are sent,” he said.
Referee Chavis Delsol, along with assistant referees Clide Cadette and Shawn McDonald, were were awarded FIFA badges for the 2018 football season.
“You are forerunners to the game and we trust that you will behave that way especially in your deportment…you are at the top and I wish to encourage you to train hard and well and read,” Munro stated.
He call on them to remain “focused” and not let down Dominica. “Try your best to be good examples since you are the ones that the young referees will look up to and I trust in return, you will set the example to them.”
Dominica Football Association president Glen EtienneAlso also addressed the FIFA officials, calling on them to look at the moment as “a new beginning” and a perfect opportunity to improve on the work they have done over the past years.”
Ettienne further stated “Look back at the hard that has brought you this success and make a concerted effort to grown in your knowledge in the laws as while as its application on the field of play…your knowledge of the laws must be impeccable so to must be your application of the same since this will help you to discharge your duties on the field in a confident manner.”