Football Association of Malawi (Fam) has organised a Confederation of African Football (Caf) A-Licence Coaching course is expected to attract 35 participants which is slated from October 31 to December 12 at Mpira Village in Blantyre
Fam Technical Director (TD), John Kaputa confirmed the development said coaches will be equipped with several tactics.
“It is a 30-day course which has been divided into two modules. Each module will run for 15 days with a break in between. I am currently drafting invitation letters for participants.
“Apart from coaching, you also need to look at the quality of the players, management of the teams and quality of the pitches. If you have team training at MDC Stadium today and Blantyre Sports Club tomorrow then this affects the performance of the teams,”Kaputa told Fam’s website.
The notable faces to attend a courses are former Malawi National Football Team coaches, Ernest Mtawali, Nsanzurwimo Ramadhan, Kinnah Phiri, Patrick Mabedi, Jack Chamangwana and Young Chimodzi and among others.
while Kaputa and Caf instructors will take charge of the course.
According to Kaputa said the course was open to coaches who hold Caf B licences or its equivalent.
“They have B licences which are expiring and need to be renewed through a refresher course. Instead of renewing it, one can go for a higher badge, which is the Caf A-Licence,” Kaputa said in an interview yesterday.
The Blue Eagles’ coach, Derklerk Msakakuona is set as an example , as he has a Caf A-Licence, he is going with the TNM Super League team and Cosafa Youth Cup-bronze winning Malawi Under-17 National Football Team.