Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – Three highly esteemed Sierra Leonean coaches, namely Mohamed Lamin Kamara, Ishmael Kallon, and Mohamed Bello Bah, are currently in Ghana to participate in a transformative 6-day FIFA/CAF Coach Educators’ Development Pathway. This program, spanning from the 21st to the 26th of November 2023, aims to enhance the coaching capabilities of these professionals.
The FIFA Course is specifically designed to foster the development of home-grown coach educators, providing a comprehensive curriculum with over 150 hours of theory and practical courses. These sessions are intricately linked to the fundamental competencies required for effective coach education.
Participating in this prestigious course are representatives from seven countries, including Egypt, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Libya, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, each contributing three coaches. The diverse group is set to cover an 8-module course that delves into key areas of coaching. Topics include Football Knowledge, Types of Learning, Designing a Training Session, Teaching Strategies/Methods, Assessment, and more.
The FIFA Coach Educators Development Pathway is strategically designed to empower coaches to take control of their learning. By qualifying them as trainers of other local coaches, the program aims to create a sustainable impact on the coaching landscape in Sierra Leone and beyond.
This initiative reflects a commitment to advancing football education and expertise in Sierra Leone, contributing to the overall growth and development of the sport within the region. The knowledge gained from this course is expected to have a ripple effect, benefitting the broader coaching community and ultimately elevating the standard of football in Sierra Leone. BT/24/11/2023