Three Iraqi referees chosen as Asia karate referees22/07/2012 23:35
BAGHDAD, July 22 (AKnews) – Three Iraqi referees will be conducting karate matches in the future karate competitions after they were chosen by the Asia Karate Federation.
The Iraqi referees were chosen after they passed referee tests, according to Iraqi Karate Federation (IKF) secretary Abbas Mahdi.
The tests were held on the sidelines of the Asia karate competitions that ended on Friday. The competitions were held in Uzbekistan.
“The IKF had nominated four Iraqi referees to be tested by the Asia karate federation. A large number of Asian referees were taking part of the tests as well. Fortunately, three of our referees passed the tests” said Mahdi.
By Ameer Daghistani