The FIFA MA Goalkeeping Course was officially opened by the President of the National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS); Senator Adam Mthethwa at the Technical Centre. This event was attended by the Executive Committee Member; Mr Philip Dlamini, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NFAS; Mr Frederick Mngomezulu, FIFA Instructor Mr. Alejandro Heredia Technical Director (TD) of the NFAS; Mr Bhekisisa Mkhonta, Participants and the Media. When making his remarks, the President of the NFAS officially welcomed the FIFA Instructor to the country and also extended the football associations appreciation for the support that it gets from the international football organisations. "Let me first welcome you Mr. FIFA Instructor and also extend our appreciation to FIFA, CAF and COSAFA for the support towards football development in the country", said the President of the NFAS. He also highlighted the importance of such courses as they enhance the skills of the participants. "Such courses are very important for our football as nearly every thing in life require skill, thus these courses enhances those skills that are essential for our football development' he said.
Also making his remarks was the FIFA Instructor who thanked the NFAS for the hospitality that he gets whenever he comes to the country to facilitate a course. " I feel very much honored to be part of this course and also thank you very much to the NFAS for the wonderful hospitality that I get whenever I come to this country to facilitate a course", he said. He also highlighted that this is an important course as goalkeepers are very important members of any football club. In total, there are twenty one participants and this course will end on Friday, 15 September 2017.