JU Ex-Students selected FIFA referee

Md Shahadat Hossain Sumon,JU correspondent

A former student of Jahangirnagar University (JU),Joya Chakma has been selected as referee of FIFA for one year that will be start on January 1, 2020.

Joya Chakma was the student of History department under the academic session 2009-10. She was elected ‘Queen’ in the Education Ending Fest (RAG-39). She is the first female referee in Bangladesh appointed at FIFA.

On Friday, I took part in fitness test and I passed the test. Earlier, I have to pass a total of three phases test to reach here. I have a total of 8-year experience to reach this step. Now I have been selected as referee for the next year’, said Joya Chakma to The Independent.

‘I am very proud and expressing gratitude to my nearest people who inspired me to have this success’, she added.

Besides, another Bangladesh woman Salma Islam Mon has selected as assistant referee of FIFA

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