Chairman Nationwide League One, Mohammed Alkali has stressed that capacity building of coaches in the nation’s third-tier league is the essence of the NLO/Berackiah Grassroot Football Coaching Clinic.
The second edition of the Coaching Clinic kicked off on February 15 at five (5) centres Lagos, Otukpo, Birini Kebbi, Akwa and Uyo.
In his address delivered by his representatives at the five centers to all participating coaches, a delighted Akali said: “We are very proud to have partnered with Nigeria Football Coaches Association and Berackiah on this coaching clinic. The clinic is good for Nigerian football. The NLO as a body is very committed to improving the league and as such will go the extra mile to ensuring capacity-building events like this holds regularly with support from the Technical Department of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) .
“The coaching clinic will be on technical football session to facilitate knowledge for our local coaches and to develop the quality of the Nationwide League One. We are confident that this will significantly improve the technical expertise of our local coaches.
“The clinic will equip our coaches with the tactical knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the game. I’m proud to say that the course content is very rich and encompassing and the resource persons are top-notch Nigeria’s best football instructors.
“Youth development is the future of football. We are committed to developing capacity at the grassroots level, with the Coaching Clinic, we’ll get the desired results.
“We will continue to collaborate with our partners, in ways to develop our football and our league,”
The five-day clinic is expected to end on Saturday February 19th.