The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has organized it’s first ever Women’s League coaches training in Northern Bhar el Ghazal.
The training which will end on Friday 8th January 2021 ran for five days and has drawn together thirty females’ coaches from Bhar el Ghazal Region and Abyei Administrative Area.
Martha Abuk Malek, the head coach for Northern Bhar el Ghazal State expressed her contentment with the training, saying that she has benefited a lot for having acquired basic skills on how to professionalize her career. She acknowledged SSFA’s effort to organize the training and also appreciates CAF and FIFA for providing support, urging them to continue giving more of such support towards promoting females’ football in the country.
On her part, Amou Kat Dau, head coach for Abyei added that the training has equipped her with all the necessary skills that will help her nurture young people at grassroots levels.
Meanwhile, Charles Modi Valentino, the facilitator of the training said the training was intended to capacities females’ football skills and knowledge to improve on their football coaching skills in the country. He further appeals to football administrators to gather funds to facilitate training that can help females administer themselves, appreciating the roles of CAF and FIFA in providing support towards building women’s capacity in football.
In 2020 SSFA recruited a football consultation (Jean Sseninde) from Uganda to improve the development of Women Football in South Sudan. Jean will be underlying and supervising closely the 4 years Women Strategic football development program which was launched at Land Mark Hotel in Juba South Sudan late 2020.