“It is important to learn more about coaching than having a piece of paper, say’s FFS Technical Director Valerio Raccuglia.”
FFS Technical Director Valerio Raccuglia conducted the three days course with the hopes of giving the participants a better understanding of coaching concept and to prepare them for the OFC C license course.
“In the next couple of years all local coaches must have a licence to coach a championship league team, Raccuglia explained”
This week, 10 participants from registered football clubs in Upolu attended a three day’s MA Senior Coaching course to refresh their coaching skills.
“We had part of the theory and some group discussion; we also use some of the booklets given by OFC and practical on the pitch, he said.
“It’s a refresher course for the ones who already sat previous licences; and it’s also part of FIFA requirement. It is important to learn more about coaching than having a piece of paper.
“At the end of this course, the participants will get certificate from us however we’ve only done the first part and will do the other part when I’m back from my trip, he said.
Raccuglia is aiming to host OFC C Licences coaching course for Samoa in November or December this year.