1st Futsal Coaching Course in Penang
Seberang Jaya: The Malaysian island state of Penang is proud to have its first AFC Futsal Level 1 Coaching Certificate Course which is set to spur the development of the game in the island and nation generally.
Eighteen coaching hopefuls from Malaysian capital city Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Melaka state are attending the six-day course organised by Penang FA in Seberang Jaya city.
The course aims at educating and developing potential futsal coaches in the nation with proper futsal information.
“I strongly believe that this coaching course will be able to develop more potential futsal coaches in Penang and these coaches are going to be responsible to train and produce more men’s and women’s futsal players in the state and nation in the near future,” said Penang FA Executive Secretary Datuk Mohd Junid Mohd Noor.
“This will be the fifth AFC Futsal Level 1 Coaching Certificate Course in Malaysia and the first in Penang. Penang FA is looking forward to hosting more AFC Futsal Levels 1 and 2 Coaching Courses in the near future.
“We would like to thank the AFC and Football Association of Malaysia for their approval to hold this course and wish to see more coaching courses introduced in Penang to raise the standard of futsal.”
Ali Targholizade, Technical Director of the AFC Futsal Development Department, added his comments: “I believe that Penang state has many potential coaches and with educational courses organised it will definitely improve the coaches’ competency and develop more quality futsal players in the future.”
The course is conducted by AFC Futsal Instructor Chiew Chun Yong of Malaysia assisted by Lee Young-jin from Korea Republic.
The Level 1 certificate is the basic futsal coaching credential from which holders can proceed to take the next and higher qualification, the Level 2 certificate.
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