The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has officially started on Thursday, September 21 a two-week License-B Coaching Course for grassroots coaches across the country at the  SLFA Secretariat at Kingtom, Freetown.

The association reported that “The training is mainly to enhance the capacity of grassroots coaches selected from across the country, as part of the strategic plan of the SLFA Technical Department for the development of football in Sierra Leone.”

The training opening ceremony was witnessed by SLFA’s Acting General Secretary Mohamed Benson Bawoh, Technical Director Ibrahim Bah, Schools Program and Facility Officer, Samuel Davies, and other officials.

The SLFA Acting General Secretary, Mohamed Benson Bawoh, urged the over 60 grassroots coaches to take the training with the utmost gravity to take home the most coaching wisdom possible.

He divulged that “as part of SLFA plans to develop coaches, CAF Technical Experts will soon visit Sierra Leone to asses and certify local Coaching Instructors ahead of the commencement of the CAF D, C, B, A, and A Pro License courses”.

He further cited that the most important facet of expanding football is coaching education which he said will bring about sound specialized decisions in Sierra Leone football.