Bhubaneswar: Indian Super League club Odisha FC today organised a curated Coach Education Workshop for local coaches at the Kalinga Stadium.
The workshop was conducted by Head Coach Josep Gombau and Assistant Coach Thangboi Shingto. As many as 11 local coaches from different parts of the state attended the program.
Head Coach of Odisha FC Josep Gombau said, “We want to try and help all the local coaches who are working with the kids here in Odisha. We need to ensure that the kids are having a good training session which will help them to grow and help us to get better young players. Kids are the future and this program will be good for everybody, for the state of Odisha, for Odisha FC and the also for the Indian national team.”
After watching the senior team practice at the stadium, the local coaches attended both theory and practical sessions there as well.
Head of Football Development, Odisha FC Aakash Narula said, “As a first step to create good players we need good coaches, for that Coach Education Workshops are a must. As an ISL club we want to help as many Coaches in Odisha. Today was a good program and we are happy that a lot of local coaches showed keen interest in upgrading their knowledge. I want to thank Department of Sports and Youth Services, Odisha Government for their support in inviting the local coaches.”