Entries by Daniel Curcio

Academy Coach: Leif Lindberg

Today we start presenting this year’s TA Referee Academy coaches. In the history of refereeing, there is only one official who can claim to have been involved in both a World Cup final and a Euro Championship final, an Assistant Referee. That AR is Leif Lindberg, from Sweden, who had the duty and honour of […]

Referees from Latvia at the Paris World Games

Tournaments Abroad is happy to announce today the partnership with yet another new national FA, the Latvian Football Federation. The Latvian referee department, led by FIFA referee Aleksandrs Anufrijevs, has in fact decided to send 3 of its young up-and-coming national referees, alongside one observer, to this year’s Paris World Games, which take place July 7th-13th […]

IberCup Cascais gather 50 referees from 15 nations

The most well-known youth tournament, the IberCup, kicked off 2018 with the Cascais edition, taking place over Easter week just a few stops from Lisbon in Portugal. A professional tournament – including the likes of Gremio, Werder Bremen, FC Barcelona, Atletico de Madrid and numerous others – was officiated by Tournaments Abroad’s officials: 50 from […]

Academy Meeting in Vienna

The leadership of the TA Referee Academy, led by Academy director Niclas Erdmann and Tournaments Abroad President Daniele Curcio, will meet in Vienna, Austria on March 7th to discuss future development for the the well known referee development project launched last year. “After a successful 1st edition of our Academy, we’re looking forward to strenghtening […]

First Nepalese Referee!

One of the goals of Tournaments Abroad is to allow young referees from all around the globe to experience international refereeing. Over the years, officials from more than 40 different countries and all six continents have become part of the Tournaments Abroad family. In 2018 we will, for the first time, welcome a referee from […]

We’re going to South America!

Tournaments Abroad is going to South America! We’re happy to announce that, following successful negotiations with our partners at the Ibercup, Tournaments Abroad has been named responsible for organizing and managing the referee department of yet another great international youth football tournament: the Ibercup Brasil. Taking place in the charming city of Porto Alegre, the […]

Two World Cups for TA Referees.

A gret new opportunity for all Tournaments Abroad referees who, for the first time in our history, will be involved in two different World Cups. 2018 will in fact be the year of the CONIFA (Confederation Of Indipendent Football Associations) World Cup, which will be held in London, England, UK from June 1st to June […]

We’re looking for Assessors/Observers

Are you an observer/assessor? We’re currently looking for qualified observers to join us for our summer international tournaments in Portugal, Spain, France, USA and China. One of the main objectives for Tournaments Abroad is to help young up-and-coming referees to develop and improve their refereeing skills. This would not be possible without the support of the many […]

Staff at the 2018 Summer Tournaments

Tournaments Abroad is once again looking for some staff members for the 2018 tournament season. If you’re interested in an experience with referees from all over the world, in a supporting role such as member of the referee office or referee staff (basically, helping running referee operations), this is the perfect experience for you. Every year we recruit […]

Referee in California in 2018

Tournaments Abroad is happy to announce that, after a successful 1st edition during the summer of 2017, our “refereeing tour” of California will be back for a 2nd edition in 2018. Have you ever thought about visiting America’s most famous state while refereeing? now it’s possible. We will visit California during the month of July 2018, and […]