The 3-day professional development course delivered by Coerver Coaching Netherlands will end today in Lagos.
The course which is facilitated by Search and Groom Youth for Development Centre, had 80 young coaches from schools, churches and academies from both Lagos and Abuja go through an intensive football coaching courses in youth football development.
Instructors from Coerver Coaching Netherlannd have used the last two days to drill the participants in both theory and practical sessions at the Lagos Preparatory School, Ikoyi, while the final day will avail the participants the opportunity to put into practice what they have learnt through the use of school children to create a game time situation that will test their assimilation and evaluate their understanding of the course.
One of the instructors who is the CEO and Technical Director of Coerver Coaching Netherlands, Rainel Woerdings, said he was impressed by the enthusiasm of the participants to learn.
â€œThey have shown enthusiasm to learn which is evident in the kind of questions they ask. ByWednesday (today) weâ€™ll be able to see those among them that will do well in coaching as they put to use what they have learnt with the children during the practical sessionâ€.
The youth football coaching diploma 1 course whichs began on Monday is tailored to take care of players between ages 7-16 years.