Dubai/ Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017: UAE FA has successfully concluded Goalkeepers Coaching course for Abu Dhabi clubs which was hosted by Baniyas FC from 1st to 3rd May 2017. The course was organized under supervision of AFC and with the participation of 44 coaches two of whom from Bahrain in addition to Arsenal former goalkeeper and the current GK coach of Al Jazira Manuel Amonia. The course was conducted by the AFC instructor Zakaria Ahmed assisted by Hassan Ismail and Yousuf Al Zaabi.
The concluding event was attended by UAE Board Member Musallam Al Kathairi, Abdulrahman Majed, Baniyas CEO, where certificates were distributed to participants.
Zakaria Ahmed stressed that it was a refresher course focused on basic skills of goalkeeping and how to develop physical and technical skills in order to cope with the new methods of play.
He thanked UAE FA for its support to coaches’ development so as to have very positive impact on UAE football. He also extended his thanks to the chairman of Baniyas Board for hosting the course and providing pitches for practical sessions, and to the coaches for their strong desire to develop practice.