Grass root level coaching course comes home

DiresBet Sport House in co-ordination with Sustain Sport for Development organize Grass root Level coaching course for 35 Ethiopian football coaches. World coaching beyond Football an organization under the Royal Netherlands Football association is the one facilitating the five day coaching course through three of their staffs; Mr Mark Blankwater for Netherlands supervising while Kenyan technical director Mr Francis Kiminzi and his assistant, ever smiling black beauty Marata Karim were in demonstration of both the practical and theoretical part. The five day course was given to 30 coaches eight of them women and five former national team players the likes of Electric’ club’s Anwar Yasin and Anwar Siraj and Ethiopian Coffee’s Ashenafi Begashaw with ETV sport reporter Said Keiyar among them. The five days intensive program was focused not only on soccer but also in shaping a more knowledgeable and disciplined future sport generation.
At the certificate awarding ceremony at Jupiter Hotel, trainees some even with masters degrees said they learned new tricks from the instructors and that working at the grass roots level means molding the future. “I was so fascinated by the program and I am wondering when the second event will be held,” One of the participants remarked. According to Sustain Sport for Development founder former national team and Ethiopian Coffee most popular footballer Asseged Tesfaye, World Coaches beyond Sport is a prestigious organization that gives grass roots coaching programs around the globe. Asseged disclosed that Ethiopia is becoming the seventh African country to get the chance next to Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Zambia, South Africa, Kenya and Senegal. World Coaches beyond sport gaves grass roots level training for more than 3,065 individuals around the globe including in Brazil, Netherlands and Surinam.