NFF Holds D-License Coaching Course in Abuja

NFF Holds D-License Coaching Course in Abuja

Course in the nation's capital, Abuja, is on the behest of the Confederation of African Football 
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The Nigeria Football Federation have revealed its plans to organize a seven-day D-License coaching course in the Federal Capital, Abuja from Monday, 4th March 2024.

The football governing body in Africa, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given approval for the course, at which a total of 40 coaches from across the length and breadth of the Federation will take part.

The practical and theoretical sessions according to a release made available by the NFF on Sunday, are scheduled for the NFF/FIFA Goal Project at the Package B of MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Resource persons include NFF Technical Director and former Super Eagles’ captain and coach, Augustine Eguavoen; 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 ‘Physiology of Football’ while Onyeudo will take the participants on ‘First Aid and Injury,’ and Dr. Okosun, a renowned psychologist will speak on ‘Psychology.’ Ameenu will speak on ‘Child Safeguarding.’

Coaches Ibrahim Gwadabe and Lawrence Ndak will also be involved as resource persons.

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

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.

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