3. Powers and duties The referee:

  • enforces the Laws of the Game
  • controls the match in cooperation with the other match officials
  • acts as timekeeper, keeps a record of the match and provides the appropriate authorities with a match report, including information on disciplinary action and any other incidents that occurred before, during or after the match
  • supervises and/or indicates the restart of play


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