First Football Coaches Conference to be held December 1-3
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 21, 2017 01:08 PM
Speakers at the Philippines' first Football Coaches Conference include coaches from here and abroad.
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF), the governing body of local football, and MVP Sports Foundation, the CSR-arm for sports of the MVP Group of Companies, present the country’s first Football Coaches Conference. The trailblazing event will be held from December 1 to 3 at the Li Sing Giap Auditorium of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA & P) in Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
The conference aims to bring together Filipino football educators and enthusiasts in a positive environment to share experiences, learn from global experts, discuss issues, and come up with ways to further develop football in the Philippines. Special attention is going to be given to national teams and youth teams. The PFF has invited resource persons from here and abroad to share their expertise.
International speakers include Tuan Hoang Anh who led the U-19 team of Vietnam to qualify for this year’s U-20 World Cup Championship, Football Federation Australia Technical Director Eric Abrams, Japan Football Association Coach Education Director Kawamata Noriyuki, Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Deputy Technical Director Wim Koevermans and Japan Football Association Academy Coach Sakao Miho.
Azkals’ coach Thomas Dooley, Philippine Women’s National Team coaches Letecia Bautista and Marnelli Dimzon, PFF Grassroots Director Aquilino Pastoral III, PFF Technical Director Marlon Maro and PFF Coach Education Head Jose Ariston Caslib are each going to give updates about the respective groups that they mentor.
The conference also features a forum on youth players with coaches Emelio “Chieffy” Caligdong, Jose Maria Aberasturi, Bongbong “Roxy” Dorlas, Marielle Benitez and Joyce Landagan comprising the panelists.
The organizers encourage all football coaches, football managers and stakeholders to register and join the conference. The conference fee (Php 2,000 regular rate) excludes meals, transportation and accommodation.
To inquire or register, please send email to [email protected]