FUFA Football Development Department held a half day Coach Instructors workshop at FUFA Headquarters in Mengo targeting CAF accredited Instructors and national instructors on Wednesday, 22nd December 2021.
“The training focused on updating coach instructors of both the new vision of; CAF Coaching Diplomas under the CAF Coaching Convention and FUFA Capacity Building programs specifically on coach education courses,” the federation said via a missive released on Thursday.
The Workshop was opened and attended by the FUFA Executive Secretary for Football Development and a Member of FUFA Executive Committee Ronnie Kalema.
Kalema enlighted the instructors upon the strategic restructuring of FUFA Operations and elaborated the new vision of FUFA in the area of football capacity building.
Objectives of the workshop:
*Re-organize and energize the Coach educator group
*To inform Instructors on the new vision and direction of FUFA in Capacity building programs
*To sensitize instructors on the CAF vision on Coach Education ( CAF Coaching Convention)
*To practically understand the management of CAF Coaching Diploma courses in CAF Online system (CMS)
*Having fulfilled the 8 criteria/pre-requisite to resume CAF Coaching Diploma at B level and getting approval of CAF to organize a CAF B Coaching Diploma.
“This is a very important step towards opening the year 2022 with a number of scheduled CAF Coaching Diplomas, Our Instructors are now updated on the whole concept of CAF Coaching Convention and above all, practically equipped with know-how of managing CAF Coaching Diplomas in CAF CMS system. I take the opportunity to thank CAF Football Development Division for supporting the training and all steps we have undergone to return CAF Coaching Diplomas,” noted Ali Mwebe, the FUFA Football Development Director.
However, three CAF “C” Diploma coaching courses are set to run in Buganda, Kampala and West Nile Regional Football Associations from 14th February to March 25th 2022.
The first CAF “B” Coaching Diploma course will begin on March 21, 2022 at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.
*Source: FUFA website.