Lahore: To keep the football coaches in the country on their toes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pakistan Football Federation is all set to hold online coaching courses from June 19.
According to PFF’s press release, as many as five online coaching courses will be held to kick off football activities in the country.
Coaching Refresher Course for Women kicks off June 19 followed by the Introductory Coaching Course for Women from June 26 to 28.
Refresher Courses for coaches in the Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) and Pakistan Football Federation League (PFFL) from July 2-4 and July 9-11, respectively. Whereas, last but not the least, Introductory Coaching Course for Men will be held from July 16-18.
All the courses will be headed by Pakistan national team head coach Mr. U.F. Tariq Lutfi. Junior national team head coach Mr. Syed Nasir Ismael and Mr. Mohsin-ul-Hasnain will supervise the courses. One of the top referees in the country, Mr. Waheed Murad will educate the participants about the Laws of the Game.
Mr. Lutfi said: “The pandemic has badly spread across the world and to ensure social distancing we can’t meet physically band therefore the sport of football is also suffering. Through these coaching courses, we doing the best we can in these times to ensure coaches can revise some subjects. And for the coaches who are waiting to start their coaching education, we have planned the introductory courses.”