Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), in line with its emphasis on PFF Vision Plan 2020 and Youth Development Program has hosted PFF “D” Certificate Football Coaching Course for Region-2011 at Qayyum Sports Complex in Peshawar on Sunday, February 05, 2012. The 5-day coaching course was conducted by Akhter Mohi-ud-Din as Instructor. Najeeb Ullah Najmi acted as Assistant Instructor, Salah-ud-Din Awan, Refree Instructor and Course Coordinator Abdul Shakoor.
According to the press release issued here by PFF, Syed Ishfaq Hussain Shah, Vice President KPK FA was a Chief Guest for closing ceremony and said on this occasion that “PFF is committed to providing football coaches, from beginner to most advance, with up-to-date theoretical, physical and practical knowledge for coaches from all regions i.e. Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) can ensure that players develop their skill to full potential”. Mr. Shah further added that KPK being the most fertile province for the game of football, as such, this program at Peshawar is being given due importance which he hopes will bear fruit in the shortest possible time.
The Course will change the fortune of many participants and this will be a great opportunity for all of the Pakistani football coaches to come on board and take advantage of Shahzad Anwar’s coaching philosophy and experience. “There is so much happening in modern football and this course where video analysis and practical lessons are involved, helps to get an insight into the game,” added Akhter Mohi-ud-Din.
Later on Chief Guest Syed Ishfaq Hussain Shah distributed certificates to Muhammad Tauseef (Lucki Marwat), Zubair Muhammad (Bannu), Sohail Ghaffar (Dir), Shafaat Ullah (Karak), Yasir Sarfraz (Abbotabad), Farman Ali (Bunner), Altaf Ahmed (Mardan), Adnan Khan (Noshehra), Umer Ahmed (Chitral), Yasrab Nawaz (Karak), Amjad Khan (Kohat), Aftab Alam (Haripur), Samiullah (D.I. Khan), Mahtab Ullah (Karak), S. Shafatullah (Hangu), Junaid Mahboob (Mansehra), Zia Ullah (Swabi), Yaqoob Khan (Peshawar), Shah Nawaz (Peshawar), Hussain Bukhsh (Peshawar), Jaffer Shah (Peshawar), Naqeebullah (Peshawar), Suleman Ghani (Peshawar), Shiraz (Charbagh).
The PFF “D” Certificate Football Coaching Course for regions is designed to provide knowledge in football coaching for any individual regardless of coaching and playing background.