Dhaka: The AFC Goalkeeping Level 1 Coaching Course 2019 has come to a successful closure.
It was the third edition of the course arranged by the Bangladesh Football Federation.
The closing ceremony of the course was held at the BFF House on May 2, Thursday which was attended by BFF General Secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag.
The six-day course will had begun on April 27.
As part of its long-term football development plan, Bangladesh Football Federation arranged the third edition of the six-day long AFC Goalkeepers’ Level 1 Coaching Course.
The course was organized to train better coaches in order to pick out talented goalkeepers.
A total of 23 candidates from home and abroad took part in the course against a total of 24 available seats.
Among the selected candidates, two were from India and Kenya while the rest were from various top-level clubs of the country as well as from district level.
The course featured both theory and practical content under AFC guidelines specifically designed to train the goalkeeper coaches to teach basic techniques, plan effective training sessions and understand the role of the goalkeeper coach within the technical department.
The course included roughly 2 days of theoretical coaching and 4 days of practical training as per the requirements of the modern game.
AFC Goalkeeping Instructor Dean May conducted the course.
It was third time conducting the course in Bangladesh as he did the same back in 2017 and 2018.