DOHA: Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) Development Department has
successfully conducted a Level D coaching course from March 3 to 9,
details showed on Saturday.
The main lectures at the workshop were delivered by Simon Jennings
over the course of six days. A total of 24 participants featured in
Fahad Al Thani, Director of Development at QFA, was present throughout
the course. Dr. Muwaffaq Mawla Head of Education and Training Section,
was also present.
The end-of-course certificates were handed over to the participants by
Fahad, Dr Mawla and Jennings.
“We are thrilled to stage this workshop as we see this as one of the
best methods to develop the game in the country,” Fahad Thani said.
“Under the chairmanship of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al
Thani, the QFA President, QFA is doing its best to develop the sport
in the country by engaging youth to such workshops,” he said.
“We will continue to create a data base of participants at such
workshops. We believe we are moving in the right direction.
“To achieve the best of standards in coaching and playing the sport,
we have to have the experts visiting us and assisting us,” he added.
“That’s the future of football in Qatar – we want to develop the sport
the right way,” he said.
“I urge youngsters to take their education and practical work
seriously at such workshops. There’s so much to learn. It is a great
way to learn,” he said.
“I take this opportunity to thank Simon Jennings who was hugely useful
in explaining various topics to the students of this amazing game,” he
Jennings said: “I thank QFA for this initiative. I also thank the
participants who showed great interest in learn. They asked a lot of
questions and I was happy to provide detailed answers.”