QFA honours referees at end of season ceremony
DOHA: The Qatar Football Association (QFA) on Sunday honoured
staff members of the Referees Committee at a special ceremony
following the conclusion of the 2016-17 football season.
The event, held at Radisson Blu, was attended by Mansoor
Al Ansari, Secretary General of QFA, Hani Taleb Balan, member of
the Executive Committee of QFA, Naji Juwaini, Executive Director
of the Referees Committee, and Fahd Thani, Director of Development
Department, among a host of other officials.
The ceremony began with the recitation of verses from the Holy
Quran. Then the Qatari national anthem was played followed by
a speech by Hani Taleb Balan.
During the speech, Ballan thanked the President of QFA for the
great support in all areas throughout the season.
The ceremony began with the honoring of Fahd Thani for the
cooperation between the Referees Committee and the Development
In a good gesture, all the attendees were honored. The late
Shandrot Mousa, who worked for the referees department, was
Hassan Abdullah Mulla, Mohammed Abdel-Alim, Nayef Al-Qadri,
Mashary Al-Shammari, Khalid Ayed and Abdul Aziz Al-Yafi’i were
The management of the Referees Committee also honored the
principals of schools who cooperated with QFA during the
regular football season.
A long list of officials of the Referees Committee were also honoured.
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