Lahore, Saturday, November 05, 2011
“In order to develop football on modern line Pakistan Football Federation needs a professional/sports centric approach”. This was stated by Col. ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi, General Secretary, Pakistan Football Federation while introducing Mr. Zaviša Milosavljević from Serbia to media during the press briefing here in Football House, Lahore.
According to the press release here by PFF, the contract with Mr. Milosavljevic has been inked for the period of two years which is extendable by another two years by mutual consent depending on his performance at PFF. New appointed foreign coach belongs to Serbia. Mr. Zaviša Milosavljević throughout his career as football coach had the training of Serbian national U-16, U-19 and U-23 aspirants of football game. He was also the Head Coach of Lesotho Senior National Team (southern Africa). Mr. Milosavljevic is a UEFA A category coach with a master degree in physical education and Professor of Physical Education.
Mr. Lodhi in his statement said that one of the advantages of hiring a foreign coach is that our local players tend to get trained modern and advance training methods. The new training methods that are brought in by foreign coach may make a very big difference in the improvement game of football. Local players can gain new knowledge and ability that are passed on by different coaching methods.
While Mr. Lodhi expressing his own views and that of Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat Saleh Hayat, President PFF said that the main objective of hiring this professional coach is to enhance and expedite the youth development through PFF which they hope will bring excellent results in times to come, giving boost to the ability of the young football players of Pakistan.
Mr. Milosavljevic while speaking to the media at PFF House has said that his game plan shall be target, analysis, vision, action and control. His ambition is to introduce our players to the international standard, tactic and techniques of the game, so that his trainees are able to meet the international standard in football game.