Level 1 Coaching Course Opens Today


The Liberia Football Coaches Association, LIFOCA, will begin a two-week Level 1 Course to nearly 40 coaches drawn from clubs and communities in and around Monrovia at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, beginning at 9a.m, today.

According to CAF Coach Instructor Francis Tamba, the course will benefit participants who will pursue career in soccer coaching. “They are being prepared for CAF Coaching License D,” he said.

The course’s coordinator is Mr. Barron Karr, secretary general of the Liberia Football Coaches Association, LIFOCA. Lecturers will include Emmanuel Baffoe, Gbobor T. Gbliwon and M. Kennedy Musue, who are also being groomed for CAF License B certificates, Tamba said.

Also to serve as lectures will be CAF Coaching Instructors Francis Tamba and Henry Brown, who is also technical director of the Liberia Football Association, and subjects will include practical and theory of the game.

“There will be intensive examination on the rules and responsibilities of coaches; coaching philosophy; how to impart coaching knowledge to players; mini-soccer, along with key techniques, among others,” Tamba told the Daily Observer yesterday.



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