Over 25 Liberian football coaches during the weekend ended weeklong training in Monrovia. The training, held at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia brought together head coaches from Monrovia and around the country.
At the end of the training, participants were awarded “B” Certificates from the Liberia Football Association, (LFA) the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and Cupe’ African Federation or CAF, respectively.
Speaking to this paper in an interview, CAF Education Officer in Liberia Francis Tamba said, the program is intended to help buildup the minds of coaches. Tamba further said during the training session, each coach lengthily discussed a specific topic in order to prepare them for the future challenges of the game.
For his part, the FIFA-CAF Coach Instructor, Mr. Anthony Kwabina Undesei said it was a good time with coaches in Liberia and hoped that the coaches will do their best during matches.
According to him, coaches need to work on the minds of players and movement on the field to make them the best in games. “It takes time in knowing the game and the player but they need to work together”, he added.
Speaking to this paper, one of the coaches at the training, Kollie S. Korvy of Nimba United FC said he’s thankful to be part of the training and hoped to get lesson “B” to enable him advance in his career.