The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has organized a series of training sessions to improve the skills of coaches in Ghana.
The sessions are made of the one-week refresher courses organized for the male national team coaches of Ghana and a one-day technical review and coach engagement program for Head Coaches of the 18 Premier League clubs.
The former which began on Monday 8th March 2021 at the Accra City Hotel, is spearheaded by German trainer Erich Rutemoller and under the guidance of Technical Director Bernhard Lippert and Director of Coaching Education, Professor Joseph Kwame Mintah.
Attendees of the training are all the six male national team Coaches of Ghana and their assistants.
They include Samuel Boadu (U-15), Ben Fokuo (U-17), Abdul Karim Zito (U-20), Samuel Kwesi Fabin (U-23), Ibrahim Tanko (Black Stars B), and Charles Kwablan Akonnor (Black Stars) and their assistants. The training will end on Monday, March 15th, 2021.
Meanwhile, Head Coaches of the 18 Premier League clubs in Ghana have received a Technical review and coach engagement program last Wednesday at the GFA headquarters in Accra.
The session was led by Technical Director, Bernhard Lippert with assistance from Director of Coaching Education Professor Joseph Kwame Mintah.
Among the speakers of the day was German trainer Erich Ruthmoller who is in Ghana for the one-week refresher courses organized for the male national team coaches of Ghana.
The former German International touched on topics such as the modern trends of football, player psychology, team preparation, and tactical approach to games.
Other speakers included Club Licensing Manager Ben Julius Emunah, Deputy General Secretary Alex Asante, Mark Addo of the Competitions Department, and Director of Communications, Henry Asante Twum.
Among the interactive activities that characterized the event, coaches were given the opportunity to pour out their challenges, exchange ideas, and come up with suggestions to improve the League, especially in the second round.