The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) is currently hosting a FIFA MA Youth Coaching Course at the Technical centre in Lobamba. The FIFA Instructor for this course is Serama Lestoaka from the Republic of South Africa who is currently based in Botswana where he is the Technical Director. This course is attended by twenty-five (25) participants.
During the opening ceremony, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Eswatini Football Association (EFA) Frederick Mngomezulu acknowledged FIFA for granting EFA the rights of hosting this important course. “Let me acknowledge FIFA for granting EFA the rights of hosting this course as it is important for the development of football in the country”; Mngomezulu said. He also stated that, development is what will improve the standard of the game in the country.
The FIFA instructor acknowledged EFA for the good hospitality since his arrival and also the participants for availing themselves for this course as by doing so; they have showed some great effort in improving the standard of football in the country. He also assured the participants that he will share as much information as possible to them as it is very important for the development of football.
One female participant who is Philile Dlamini acknowledged both FIFA and EFA for facilitating this course and urged more females to be involved in football as it is a sport for everyone. “I would like to acknowledge FIFA and EFA for this course and also urge more females to be involved in football as it is a sport that is open to all people without considering gender”; Dlamini said.