After a brief absence, the internet sensation known as KSRA Officials in Action (tm) is back. And ready to rock your world.
Well, at least spolight some hard working KSRA members.
OiA had a chance to check out some matches on the Island tonight. And OiA saw some fine work.
Let's start with Carl. Check out Clip 1. It's nearly a minute, but keep an eye on his focus and concentration throughout. Never waivers. Does a quick sprint at 40 sec. I tell you OiA watched Carl work before and after this clip and he was focused throughout. Awesome example to us all. Well done Carl!
On the topic of concentration and focus, check out Quinn in Clip 2. Continually checking play and the offside line. Watch as play moves up the field and the camera catches Quinn moving in line with the back defender. OiA wishes our budget was larger so we could draw a line on the screen to show the great positioning.
Well done Quinn!
For the third Clip we welcome back a friend of the show, Trevor. Trevor, in a red kit (but not El Presidente) easily keeps up with play. When a tackle attempt occurs at 28 sec, Trevor is close to play to correctly judge a foul, stops play with a good strong whistle and communicates a clear direction signal. He keeps moving towards the spot of the foul to ensure no extra curricular activities. He moves to restart position, keeping an eye on the ball the entire time. Only feedback to make this a fantastic sequence would be a quick sprint or jog to the restart position. Overall, well done Trevor!
Clip 4 features regional candidate Emiko. Her fitness level is very high. Watch as she starts at FIFA's recommended positioning (left of centre, slightly back), then adjusts and moves with play. Keep in mind, no AR's in this game. Ball crosses the touch line, she's in great position to make the call. Strong direction signal + slight pause = displays authority and control. Well done Emiko!
And we close with Ciaran. This Clip finds Ciaran wearing Adjudicator and in great position for a corner kick restart (where the penalty arc meets the penalty area). Ciaran moves with play, easily keeps up with it and adjusts. Well done Ciaran!
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