Brentford FC Community Sports Trust's weekly webinar programme continues tonight with a match official taking part. The Trust is running sessions for young people aged six to 19-years-old with special guest speakers. Akil Howson, who is an Assistant Referee at Sky Bet Championship level, is the guest this evening, Thursday 18 February.
Brentford midfield player Christian Nørgaard and Brentford WFC player Rabia Azam are among those who have taken part so far. Tom Perryman, from the Club's Strength and Conditioning team, has also done a session. More will follow in the coming weeks.
Akil Howson will talk about his journey in the professional game and what it is like to be an official at that level. The session will run from 6pm until 7pm. See more here or below.
Tomorrow we are joined by Championship referee Akil Howson for our free weekly webinar 🙌— Brentford FC CST (@BrentfordFCCST) February 17, 2021
Participants will find out about his journey and the ins and outs of refereeing at such a high level 👏🏽
6️⃣ to 7️⃣pm
Sign up here ➡️ https://t.co/coJgMseJtk pic.twitter.com/tKgrWh2Xn7
The sessions form part of the Trust's reponse to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic with residents asked to stay at home. During the lengthy period of restriction in the spring and early summer, the Trust ran #BeeatHome and #BeeWell campaigns to keep everyone healthy and engaged. Keep an eye on Trust and Club channels for more activities to keep active at home.