Futsal And Beach Soccer Development

First-ever AFC Futsal Coaching Certificate Course concludes in Bangkok

Bangkok: Thailand continued to be at the forefront of futsal development after the conclusion of the first-ever AFC Futsal Level 3 Coaching Certificate Course on Sunday.

Hosted by North Bangkok University, the two-week course began on February 4 with Football Association of Thailand (FA Thailand) Vice President Thanasak​ Suraprasert giving the opening remarks, where he wished the participants and instructors a fruitful course.

The course was divided into two main parts, with the first led by Futsal Conditioning Instructor Dr. Sadegh Amani from Islamic Republic of Iran, before two AFC Elite Futsal Coaching Instructors, Iran’s Dr Shahabeddin Sofalmanesh and  Tsang Wai Chung of Hong Kong, took over after the rest day.

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In their efforts to push the sport, FA Thailand has set in place a two-year strategic plan for futsal coaching development, where two more Level 3 courses have been scheduled for 2019.

Most of the participants of the courses are active coaches hailing from the Futsal Thai League, and the course also served as a place where these coaches shared their experiences with the individual and group tasks assigned to them.