Lagos, Nigeria: Ahead of the Coerver coaching programme coming up at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, from May 9-11, the Lagos State Football Association (LASFA) chairman, Mr. Seyi Akinwunmi has charged Nigeria coaches to grab the opportunities provided by this programme to enhance their technical and mental performance in soccer.
Mr. Seyi Akinwunmi said this while receiving the officials of Coerver coaching programme in his office.
The chairman, disclosed at the meeting that there is nowhere in the World where football growth is achieved without developing a culture that builds human capacity which is what the coerver project is offering to Nigerians.
He further disclosed that Lagos is championing the pilot edition in collaboration with Search and Groom-youth for development centre as a compliment to the youth football driven vision of his administration.
“We are pacesetters in Nigeria, we will not depart from this tradition. That we are associated with COERVER COACHING is something we are proud of and hope to influence beyond the territory of Lagos” Akinwunmi added.
In his comments, Chief Executive Officer/Technical Director, Coerver Coaching Netherlands, Rainel Woerdings, noted that, Nigeria has the potentials to produce coaches that can match the best in the world, if only the country can embrace a more robust technical and mental shift from what they are currently familiar with.
His words: “Coerver coaching is not just about kicking the ball around or other regular norms we are all familiar with. It is about understanding the secrets behind every soccer technique, skill and mental alertness. It involves skills coaches can use must have to pass on knowledge to players at any level. We have presence in over 50 countries and have also made remarkable contributions to the patterns of play of teams like Stoke City, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid and so on.”
Mr. Yomi Kuku, Executive Director, Search and Groom-youth for development centre revealed that his organisation is excited over coerver’s first appearance in Nigeria and the level of support and acceptance especially from the Lagos State Sports Commission and Lagos State Football Association. “It is remarkable that Lagos is championing this revolutionary programme that can enhance massive growth in football to the benefit of all concerned” he explained.
COERVER® COACHING has a huge collection of experienced instructors with the ability to impart high-quality training on coaches, which in turn will help train players to focus on the “PLAYER DEVELOPMENT METHOD”. It is an exclusive method that is responsible for the high success rates of footballers in 50 countries across the world including but not limited to England, Japan, Netherlands, France, Germany, United States of America etc.
The multiplier effect of this programme helps players to grow and play the game of football with creativity. It also helps them to grow in confident, play with great intuition and emerge as well-balanced individuals in the society.
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