WCRFA concludes coachinag course

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

West Coast Region Football Coaches Association (WCRFCA) in partnership with Jan Melchers; a Union European Football Association (UEFA) A license holder and Dutch Football Association coach instructor, Sunday concluded a two-week coaching course held in Brikama.

The training brought together sixty-two coaches who were trained on the Dutch vision of youth soccer.

First-vice president of the West Coast Regional Football Association (WCRFA) Bakary Bojang emphasised on the new standard document in regulating the coach status in the region. He said when the document is completed, only coaches with a minimum of national D License will be able to coach at Regional third division league in the 2019/20 league season.

He added that a person with a minimum of basic coaching certificate will coach at Gambia Football Federation GFF major nawettan zones, saying that all coaches shall registered with the Regional Football Coaches Association.

Secretary General of The Gambia Football Coaches Association (GFCA) Alhagie Amat Cham lamented on the issue of coaches registering with regional coaches Association, noting that the association is also willing to equip coaches with knowledge in coaching. 

Course instructor, Jan Melchers advised the participants to implement the knowledge gained from the training.