PFF gives recognition to Negrense football referees
Negros football referees with (seated, 3rd from left) PFF’s Montano Mondia III, PFF’s Dennis Estaniel, NOFA Sec-Gen Paulline Javelona and NFL’s Ramon Janeo. (SCOOP-Bacolod Photo)
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) on Friday gave certificates of recognition to Negrense football officials, who had for the past years helped kept the beautiful game at the highest level of competition.
The federation, through Engr. Montano Mondia III, head of the PFF Referees Department; and Dennis Estaniel, PFF assessor/instructor and Negros Occidental Football Association Referee chairman, led the awarding of recognition to the football officials.
Mondia is also a FIFA/AFC National Referee Instructor while Estaniel is a FIFA/AFC Regional Referee Instructor.
The awards will serve as referees’ motivation to keep their respective performances on the top level.
Mondia, on his part, stressed that the event will also help local football officials to step up to the standard required by the federation.
On the other hand, awarded “NOFA Referee of the Year” was Emmanuel Elloso, who also earned his title as FIFA Futsal Referee.
Also present during the event were NOFA Secretary-General Paulline Javelona and North Football League Commissioner Ramon Janeo./JSG, WDJ