Members on the first-ever CAF Teaching Instructors’ Course held in Nigeria 6th -15th July have hailed the management of Nigeria Soccer Federation for working assiduously to make sure that the course grew to become a actuality.
The course content material included classroom and sensible modules dealt with by CAF Elite Teacher and FIFA Technical Professional Abrham Mebratu, and 15 of one of the best coaches in Nigeria had been concerned within the pace-setting train-the-trainers on-field drills and theoretical grills.
President of NFF, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau, who attended the closing ceremony, stated he was fulfilled that the first-ever course has lastly taken place, opening the gate for extra of such programs for Nigerian coaches to essentially develop themselves.
“With none disrespect meant, the reality is that almost all of our coaches are simply calling themselves ‘coaches’ with out having any actual grasp of recent ways and methods. With this course, we will now start to see constructive modifications as the brand new instructors can be inspired to arrange programs for the good thing about colleagues.”
Augustine Eguavoen, NFF Technical Director, who was among the many group of 15 individuals, stated: “It was an fascinating expertise for me. Now, we now have 15 teaching instructors in Nigeria who can manage teaching programs for his or her colleagues. It’s a nice feeling and our coaches would be the higher for it.”
Eguavoen and employees labored their socks off for weeks placing the dots and marks in the suitable locations, and he says he feels fulfilled that every part went as deliberate.
“Mr Mebratu is a genius, a tough working one at that. Tireless and well-grounded. I consider that our coaches, together with myself, gained a lot from the course,” Eguavoen added.
The group of 15 additionally included president of the Nigeria Soccer Coaches Affiliation, Isah Ladan Bosso (who not too long ago took the Flying Eagles to the quarter finals of the FIFA U20 World Cup in Argentina), former Tremendous Eagles’ captain Daniel Amokachi, Alphonsus Dike, Stanley Eguma, Wemimo Oni Mathew, Henry Abiodun, Sam John Obuh, Edema Fuludu, Bala Nikyu and Lawrence Ndaks.
Additionally on the closing ceremony had been NFF 1st Vice President, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu and Government Committee members, Alhaji Sharif Rabiu Inuwa and Alhaji Babagana Kalli.