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Referee Pathway

Age Group Prerequisite Development Pathway Competition Pathway National Pathway Ideal Development Pathway
25 – 34 yrs old Maintain consistent high performance FIFA Referee S.League; Prime League AFF Competitions AFC Competitions FIFA Competitions Attachments of referees to Top Asian Leagues Employment of full time referees
22 – 34 yrs old At least 1 to 2 years of experience. Officiate at least 30 to 40 matches per year. FAS Class 1 S.League; Prime League; NFL Div 1 NIL  
20 – 34 yrs old At least 1 to 2 yrs experience. Officiate at least 30 to 40 matches per year. FAS Class 2 Prime League; NFL Div 1; NFL Div 2 NIL  
18 – 34 yrs old At least 1 to 2 yrs experience. Officiate at least 30 to 40 matches per year. Class 3 NFL Div 2; Business; House and Government Services League NIL  
16 – 34 yrs old Must pass the theory, fitness and practical tests set by FAS Trainees Friendly matches NIL