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Football added to program

Moiz Munif
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

FOOTBALL has been added to the Trade Diploma in Sports Science program by the Fiji National University.

Fiji Football Association (Fiji FA) made the ground breaking announcement on their website yesterday.

It stated that Ravinesh Kumar their technical director would be conducting the five-week course at the FNU campus in Nasinu.

"This is good way to let them (students) to understand the key competencies of football and to have an overview of the laws of the game. They will also learn to plan and prepare conduct and evaluate football coaching course. They will also know to prepare, conduct and evaluate practical coaching sessions within the context of the football framework, maintain safe ethical and supportive working relationships with players in a well-constructed coaching environment and also to demonstrate an understanding of the related disciplines that support the role of the coach, "Kumar said.

Fiji National University's sports development officer and former national 7s coach Alifereti Cawanibuka also commented on the new project.

"We have other sports like rugby, volleyball, netball, but this is the first time we have joined with Fiji Football Association and I am sure the students will learn a lot," Cawanibuka said.

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