African FA tech directors converge to develop game

March 11, 2018
Technical Directors gather in Rabat to discuss development

Technical Directors from across Africa have gathered in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, for a seminar to discussed issues related to the developing the technical aspect of football in Africa.

The seminar, from 9-12 March 2018, seeks to establish improved communication between the CAF Technical Department and the Technical Directors of the Member Associations, and also standardizing the structure regarding technical approach.

The four-day event will also review the contents of the various CAF Coaching Licenses (Pro Diploma, A, B & C) to align it with those of other Confederations. This will help to obtain a common agreement across all the Confederations.

Opening the seminar, CAF Executive Committee member, Kalusha Bwalya, tasked the participants to make good use of the opportunity to share and exchange knowledge provided by the workshop to the betterment of African football.

On his part, CAF Deputy General Secretary, Anthony Baffoe, emphasized on the need to give more support to women’s football in the quest to take it to the next level.

“We want to go to another level as we are looking for quality, whilst looking to strengthen other positions like women’s football. This is a new era and there’s a wind blowing to develop women’s football.

“The future starts with you (the participants) at this seminar. We are partnering with AFC, with the aim of getting closer to the level of Europe,” Baffoe said.

FIFA Senior Technical Development Officer, Jean Marie Conz and CAF Technical Consultant, Jean-Michel Benezet are amongst for the seminar, which has participants from 50 Member Associations.

SOURCE: cafonline

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