The opening ceremony was performed in the presence of various eminent personalities;- the Chairman Mr. Dhiraj Singh Khamajeet, members & staff of the Mauritius Sports Council, Mr. Michel Chang Kye, President of the Medical / Paramedical Sub Committee of the Sports Council, representatives of the Mauritius Football Referees Committee, the Mauritius Football Association, representative of the Mauritius National Olympic Committee, Sponsor of the seminar IBL Healthcare & Football Referees.


Topics and Resource persons were:
SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY by Ms. Emilie Carosin, Clinical Psychologist
COMMENT EVITER LES RISQUES DES BLESSURES EN MILIEU SPORTIF by Dr. Yehya Oomar, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Victoria Hospital
LES RUDIMENTS DE L’ENTRAINEMENT by Dr. K. Dassyne, Sports Medical Officer, Sports Medical Unit
LES PREMIERS SOINS EN MILIEU SPORTIF (avec démonstration) by Dr. Yousouf Sookun, Emergency Physician of SAMU, Victoria Hospital
DOPING ISSUES by Mr. Gérard Requin, Ex-Director, Pharmaceutical Services
Ninety football referees including Commissioners and Officials of the Football Referees Committee attended the seminar.

The seminar was sponsored by IBL Healthcare/ Voltarène Emugel who offered  refreshments, t-shirts, notebooks, pens and packed lunch.