Eguavoen, others to drill 40 in D-License Coaching Course


The Nigeria Football Federation is set to host a seven-day D-License Coaching Course in Abuja, reports

The course has been approved by CAF and will have 40 coaches from different parts of the country in attendance.

Theoretical and practical sessions will be held at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project in MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

The resource persons for the course include Augustine Eguavoen, who is a former Super Eagles captain and coach, highly-respected Coach Henry Abiodun, Director of Sports Medicine of the Federal Ministry of Sports Development, Dr Paul Onyeudo, former Super Eagles’ star Edema Fuludu, former FIFA referee and special assistant to the NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Adebayo Ameenu, and former deputy director, technical of the NFF, Dr Robinson Okosun.

Eguavoen will speak on the ‘Physiology of Football’, while Onyeudo will take the participants through ‘First Aid and Injury’. Dr Okosun, a renowned psychologist, will speak on ‘Psychology’, and Ameenu will speak on ‘Child Safeguarding.’ Coaches Ibrahim Gwadabe and Lawrence Ndak will also be involved as resource persons.

Last year, the NFF organized a CAF coaching instructors’ course and is already in the advanced stage of plans to organize higher-grade coaching courses this year.


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