www.islandstats.com can reveal that Tashun Simons has been named to the FIFA Assistant Referee List for 2018.
Bermuda Football Association 2nd Vice President and Referee Chairman Crenstant Williams shared the exciting news on his Social Media Page.
Williams stated, “Sir Grimes your dream has been fulfilled. Tashun Simons take a bow and now the hard work starts.”
“EXCELLENCE is a must so continue to strive for GREATNESS!!! Soooo proud of you my son!! Keep your feet on the ground, CONCACAF and FIFA get ready,” continued Williams.
Williams goes on to write, “We have 3 more to join you!!! This is Bitter sweet as I only wish I could've shared the news with my mentor Gregory Grimes!!!!”
Williams concluded, “We are on a mission and we won't stop!!!”
Williams thanked several people, “Sending out a Huge shout out to Larry Mussenden for handing me the chairmanship and issuing the challenge to get FIFA listed persons!!
Also big thanks to Mark Wade, Troy Lewis, Lyndon Raynor, Anthony Francis and Kelesha Antoine for your work and encouragement with Tashun. Lastly thank you to Marita Williams for enduring the weekends, room not cleaned, always on the go and everything else.
Anything is possible once you have a plan and a vision!!!!”
It was earlier this year that well known International referee Periluigi Collina has sent a message to an up and coming Bermuda Referee Simons.
Collina has been named FIFA's "Best Referee of the Year" six consecutive times and is widely considered to be the greatest football referee of all time.