Former Super Eagles coach and technical director of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Austin Eguavoen, and Portuguese tactician Thiago Conde will lead the resource persons billed to drill coaches of Nigeria National League (NNL) clubs in a three-day pre season seminar billed for next month.
The Coaches training designed to upgrade all 40 coaches in the Nigerian National League (NNL) will take place at the Remo Stars Football Club Stadium at Ikenne, Ogun State from October 15th- 18th 2023.
According to the Chairman of the Nigerian National League Board Mr George Aluo the training will upskill the coaches technique and knowledge about Football in order to improve the standard of the league.
“When our coaches are properly trained the standard will improve and compete with any other league in the world .We want a better league , but you can’t achieve that without first training the coaches”.
He further said the event which will take place at the Remo Stars Stadium is a collaboration between the NNL and the National Institute for Sports.
This collaboration is in line with the mandate of the NIS to train coaches. At the end of the training the coaches will be better equipped to take on the responsibility of making the the league more competitive, transparent and standardized
All participants will be issued certificates by the National Institute for sports.
The director-general of NIS, Professor Olawale Moronkola has assured of the Institute support by providing some of the resource persons.
The coaches are expected to arrive on 15th October 2023, while the event holds from 16th- 18th. Resource persons from NIS will also avail the coaches the opportunity to learn the latest trends in coaching technology