11 June 2018 – The South African Football Association’s coaching education department continues working towards the Association’s Vision 2022 target with it’s various coaching courses which are being rolled out throughout the country.

The Free State SAFA region of Thabo Mofutsanyana conducted a successful SAFA D License coaching course for a total of 36 aspiring coaches, two of which were female.

The five-day course which was conducted by Miriam Tshabalala and Phera Ratlhankana took place between 22 and 26 May and saw the aspiring coaches being taken through the basic entry level theory and practical aspects of being a professional coach.

As per CAF and SAFA standards, the course concluded with a coaching clinic festival which saw the coaches conducting a football coaching clinic for a total of 146 children.

With the growing number of youngsters playing football on a daily basis, the Association’s coaching department has called upon all coaches working with youngsters to take up accredited SAFA coaching courses in order to coach and develop these youngsters in the correct and impactful manner.

For more information on SAFA’s coaching courses, the public can get in touch with the Association’s coaching education department on 011 567 2010.