Monday, July 16, 2012

AIFF coaching seminar in N M’bai

AIFF kicked-off their coaching seminar at Royal Orchid, Vashi, N M’bai. This 5-day long coaching seminar organized by AIFF would be first of its kind in India. 

Technical Director, Rob Baan, National Coach, Rob Baan, and Technical Director, Regional and Elite Academies, Scott O’Donell would be conducting the seminar. Also, Colm Toal, Head Coach, Youth Development will also be expressing his views at the seminar. 

The theoretical sessions will be held at the Royal Orchid Hotel in Navi Mumbai and the practical sessions at the Father Agnel ground, where the AIFF’s first Regional Academy is based. 

Bangalore has a strong representation in the form of former HAL coach R Thyagraj, former national assistant coach – senior team, Stanley Rozario, national assistant coach – senior team, Thomas Joseph, former MohunBagan player, Mastan Ahmed, and former players John Kenneth Raj  and P Muralidharan , and SAI Bangalore coach Aslam Khan. 

Participants posing with AIFF TD Rob Baan, National Coach, Wim Koevermans, TD Regional and Elite Academies, Scott O’Donell, AIFF Secretary Kushal Das, and Bhaichung Bhutia

Participants list

Godfrey Pereira, Noushad Moosa, Kundan Chandran, Shaikh Arshad Hussain, Abdul Azim Siddique, Nirvan Shah, Aqueel Ansari, Khalid Jamil, Raghuvir Pravin Khanolkar; Augusto D’Silva, Faruk Ahmed, Md. Yusuf Ansari (all from WIFA); Birbal Singh, Ekendra Singh, Bitan Singh (all from Manipur); R Thyagraj, Stanley Rozario, Thomas Joseph, John Kenneth Raj, Mastan Ahmed, P Muralidharan (all from Karnataka), Prasanta Banerjee, Gautam Ghosh (IFA), Parthasarathy Thulasi, Syed Sabir Pasha, CM Ranjith (all from Tamil Nadu); S Geevarghese, CJ Charles, PM Saji, Biby Thomas, Satheevan Balan, Feroz Sheriff, Narayana Menon (all from Kerala); William Koso (Nagaland); Maymol Rocky, Marcus Pachecho, Francisco Bruto da Costa, Jude Barreto, Savio Medeira, Mario Aguiar (all from Goa), Tarun Roy, Anadi Baruah (both from Delhi); Sajid Yusuf, Hilal Parray (both from J&K); Surinder Singh (Chandigarh)
Coaches from Clubs/Academies
Tanumoy Basu (Pailan Arrows); Bino George (CUK), Arun Pratap (CUK Academy); Deepak (Kerala FA Academy); Sujay Sharma, Arata Izumi (both from Pune FC); Aslam Khan (SAI, Bangalore); Mathew D’Costa, Gavin Araujo (both from Dempo); Augustine Antao, Joaquim Crasto (both from Salgaocar); Suren Chhetri, Pranai Subba (both from United Sikkim Football Club); Richard Hood (Tata Football Academy); Manoj Kumar (Sports and Education Promotion Trust); Pradyuman Reddy (Shillong Lajong Football Club); Sunil Chaudhury, Cetano Pinho (both from ONGC); Ajit Braich (from Canada)