Former Asante Kotoko coach and now a member of Denmark’s super league side Nordjesland technical team, Mashud Dramani, has urged his colleagues in the Northern Region to build a unified association in the wake of the inauguration of the Northern Region Football Coaches Association of Ghana.
The event which took place at the Aliu Mahama Stadium conference hall on Saturday was attended by a host of coaches including Greater Accra Coaches Association Chairman, Abubakari Damba and Mr. Asare Wilson Aberga, National Coordinator, Coaches Association of Ghana.
In a goodwill message to the new executives and the Association at large, Mashud Dramani entreated coaches to hold the coaching profession intact.
He said coaching is built on certain objectives and for a coach to be successful, must adhere to these objectives.
He pointed out some objectives to members which include identification of potential talent and creating opportunities for those talents.
Didi also indicated that the coaching profession must be seen as collaboration with others and that on a learning stage, the profession must be associated with sharing ideas, thoughts for the development of the Game.
He further charged coaches to uphold the values of the profession and urged them to be much aware of the huge task that confronts them. ” even though we are bound to compete against each other but we must be aware that individual players whose dreams of becoming stars in the future lies in our hands and coaches should know the process of building or creating a winning team must be the sole objectives of the coaches” Didi outlined.
The former Black Maidens head coach tasked his colleagues to develop the habit of visiting football matches to observe and watch matches on Television for both local and foreign to enable them to establish a personal database and become more current in an ever-developing industry such as coaching.
By: Sey Mubarick