A coaching class at FUFA Technical center, Njeru Credit: Tangosport Uganda

FUFA Beginners Coaching Course

  • 23rd – 27th October 2017
  • In Kabale
[/media-credit] A coaching class at FUFA Technical center, Njeru. A total of 1241 coaches have been educated in CAF A, B, C and level one grades Credit: Tangosport Uganda

The positive gradual growth of football has definitely impacted for the better to ascend the demand to have more certified coaches.

Along this rich back ground, education of coaches ranks aloft the priority lists for the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA).

In the year 2013, Uganda had 28 CAF C Coaches who were handling Uganda Premier League clubs.

Increased capacity building courses have helped improve on the figures.  At present situation there are 42 CAF A licence holders, 99 (CAF B), 259 (CAF C) and  841 (FUFA Level One coaches).

Towards the end of October, Western Region Football Association (WRFA) has been cleared to host a FUFA Beginners’ Coaching Course.

This course will be held in Kabale and will run from 23rd to 27th October, 2017.

According to a circular released by the FUFA CEO Edgar Watson, the 5 day course is targeting participants who don’t have coaching badges.

Sseka Mutaka, the Western Region Football Associations as quoted by the FUFA website is delighted to be hosting the course.

We are happy that coaching courses are being organized in the area and this will raise the levels of our coaches when handling young and senior players at various football levels.

Our target is to have as many qualified coaches as possible in the next four years. We want the region to be strong technically.

Registration is underway with Andrew Amanya the contact person on 0775787606.

The course is part of the technical programs to spread football to all the 8 FUFA regions so that the game is improved upon at the lower levels.

Each participant is required to pay 100,000/- for the course that will cater for their course manuals from the instructors, use of equipment, branded t-shirts, meals and refreshments for the entire period.

Registration for the course started on Monday 9th October, 2017.

Renown FUFA Education officer Jackson Nyiima is one of the expected instructors who will handle the course.

Jackson Nyiima, the FUFA Education Officer is expected to preside over the Beginners’ Coaching Course in Kabale Credit: FUFA Media

Background

The Western region has already conducted three important coaching courses the Beginners Coaching Course (In Kanungu and Mbarara)  and FUFA Level One (Mbarara).

The potential targets for the course are former players, Games Masters handling school teams, persons in charge of clubs at all levels in Western and Kigezi Regions.

District football associations in Kanungu, Kiruhura, Kisoro, Mbarara, Ntungamo, Ibanda, Rukungiri, Isingiro, Sheema, Buhweju, Rubirizi and Mitooma are expected to send in participants.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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