The third edition of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and Spanish La Liga Annual Coaching Clinic is expected to run across five days in the federal capital territory Abuja next week, according to organizers.
La Liga Sports Project Coordinator, Juan Zapata revealed that over 100 young coaches are expected to be present at clinic which will hold at Abuja National Stadium from Monday, January 21st to Friday 25th.
Brila.net gathered that elite coaches in the country will participate in the clinic, while officials of League Management Company (LMC) are not left out, with technical support crew from Spain ready to give instructions.
It was revealed that Officials from Arsenal of England are expected in the country to also help teach NPFL U-15 Promises Tournamentsome skills of the game.
The Nigeria League Management Company and the Spanish La Liga reached agreement in 2016 and has since recorded a number of exchange projects between both leagues, including a tour of Spain by an NPFL All-Star team, and the opening of the La Liga Nigeria office in Abuja.
Zapata said that the clinic will help to train youth coaches on how to properly develop young talents, while using La Liga systematic approach.
“The first two editions of the clinic were highly successful and we are once again thrilled to have the opportunity to spread La Liga’s methodology across Nigeria and Africa with the third edition.
“We are committed to each of our projects across Africa, and sending La Liga instructors to again train youth coaches in Nigeria aims to further show our commitment to development of football in the country.” Zapata said:
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