Coaches get valuable training

2016-04-15 06:00

AS the country is battling to assemble vibrant soccer squads and leagues at the district levels to feed national level teams, South African Football Association (SAFA) Harry Gwala region has completed 10-day intensive coaching course held at Umzimkhulu TVET College hall and Sport ground last week.

SAFA says it did this to produce well informed, capacitated and empowered coaches who will in turnproduce disciplined players.

Last year, SAFA conducted a Code D coaching course where 35 coaches throughout the district participated.

Nkosinathi Ngobese from Department of Sport and Recreation said the department understands that in order to produce the best players their coaches really need to be as sharp.

“Sport development is indeed our primary objective hence we support by all means the initiative of training the coaches. We are then expecting impact in the villages so that players could be scoutable,” Ngobese.

SAFA Harry Gwala regional technical officer, John Motsa said the course will enable coaches not only to coach within their region but anywhere in the country and at all levels once they reach Level A.

“We are committed to taking football to another level not only in the province but throughout the country. It is our aim that we produce players that through their performances will dominate the entire Premier Soccer League and excel in the national squads,” said Motsa. - Supplied.

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