NFF To Hold CAF C-License Coaching Course

THE Nigeria Football Federation has concluded all arrangements for another CAF C-License coaching course, which begins in Abuja on Monday.
Siji Lagunju of the NFF Technical Department told thenff.com that over 80 coaches have registered for the two –week course that will be the third of its kind in the country in less than four years.
Former Super Eagles’ Coach and ex-FIFA Technical Advisor Adegboye Onigbinde, one-time NFF Technical Director Kashimawo Laloko, former Eagles’ Coach James Peters and in-coming NFF Technical Director Shuaibu Amodu are among instructors at the programme that will take place at the FIFA Technical Centre, National Stadium, Abuja.
FIFA Technical Advisor (Refereeing) Linus Mba, former NFF General Secretary and CAF instructor Bolaji Ojo-Oba, Director of Sports Medicine at the National Sports Commission Abdulkadir Muazu and NFF Deputy General Secretary Emmanuel Ikpeme will speak on refereeing, administration, sports medicine and psychology respectively.
Lagunju also disclosed that participants will undertake practical and theory examinations at the close of the course.
The NFF held a first-ever CAF C-License coaching course between September and October 2011, and followed up with a second one in April 2014. The Federation also organized two CAF B-License programmes in March 2012 and September 2012.
Former international players Bright Omokaro, Ishaya Jatau, Mike Onyemachara, Hussein Alabi, Haruna Hadi, Edith Agoye and Jimoh ‘Tyson’ Balogun are among those who have registered for the programme.