LAHORE - Twenty-five referees of Punjab turned up to attend the five-day Pakistan Football Referees Association (PFRA)'s referees course that got under way at Lahore's Punjab Stadium Tuesday. The Course will continue till July 26. Punjab Football Association (PFA), in collaboration with PFF, is hosting the Course in which referees from Punjab cities Arifwala, Okara, Lahore, Faisalabad, Kabirwala, Mianwali, Shahkot, Khairpur Tamiwala, Nankana Sahib, Khanewal, Multan, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Sialkot, Rajanpur and Kasur are showing their refereeing abilities. PFF's Secretary General Lt Col (r) Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi has urged the referees to split technical know-how they get from senior referees and referees instructor and work harder for the promotion of football in the country. "Before Faisal Saleh Hayat, there were seldom any courses but now PFF managing courses after courses and such Referees Courses will be on regular basis. I hope this course will hone the skill of the referees," he added. The 25 participants are: Shahid Rasheed (Arifwala), Shahid Hussain (Okara), Muhammad Shams, Aqib Mahmood, Javed Khan (Lahore), Abdul Jabbar, Nasir Iqbal, Muhammad Umair (Faisalabad), Eid Muhammad, Samar Iqbal (Kabirwala), Itlas Khan (Mianwali), Irfan Ahmed (Shahkot), Zummurd Abbas (Khairpur Tamiwala), Arif Hussain (Nankana Sahib), Rana Afzal Ahmed, Mahr Basheer  Ahmed (Khanewal), Teppu (Multan), Akhtar Hussain, Malik Nasir  (Sargodha), Waseem Ahmed Tahir (Bahawalpur), Saqib Umer, Ahmad Tayyab Shahid (Sialkot), Javed Iqbal (Vehari), Faiz Muhammad (Rajanpur) and Nazir Ansari (Kasur).