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Women’s Basic Coaching Course to expand to Hardap and Otjozondjupa Regions

Women’s Basic Coaching Course to expand to Hardap and Otjozondjupa Regions

Following the successful hosting of the NFA/GIZ Basic Coaching Certificate Course for Girls youth Football coaches in Windhoek recently the course will extend to Hardap and Otjozondjupa Regions in March and April, according to the NFA website.

The course that saw over 50 individuals registered and in the end only 36 accommodated for the three-day course held at Girls Elite Centre at the NFA from 23-25 February , will now move to Hardap Region with Mariental’ s Dannie Jourbet School the venue.

The course will take place from 09- 11 March and regional Galz & Goals Coordinator Abraham Kasonde can be contacted for registration at 0814545284 as well as Galz & Goals General Coordinator Astrid Vries at 0818926518 and or office number 061 265691.

Youth coaches and teachers from the area, including town such as Keetmanshoop, Rehoboth, Maltahohe, Aranos, are welcome to register for the UNICEF Namibia sponsored course.

FIFA Instructor and General Manager of Women Football at the NFA Jacqui Shipanga is the official Instructor for the three-day course.

The Course focussed on several important aspects all Basic football coaches needs to cover before they can properly train young footballers: The Importance and role of the Coach educator; How to Organise small sided games; How to develop optimal skills development; Strategies to attract more young girls to football-what do they find interesting and; Basic Techniques with practical sessions.

The aim of the courses is to train new coaches in the Girls Football program and GIZ is also the official partner of the NFA Girls Centre that was built in 2016 and opened its doors on 2nd September 2016 for talented and vulnerable girls to have safe place to play the game they love and to pursue their dreams to go to school and stay away from unwanted bad influences.

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