An AIFF ‘D’ License Coaching Course being organised by the Football Association of Odisha (FAO), the governing body of football in Odisha, kicked-off on Monday, January 11 in Sundargarh.
A total of 26 candidates from various parts of the state are participating in this course. Raghuvir Khanolkar (AFC A License Coach, AIFF – D License Instructor) and Akshya Das (AFC A License Coach, AIFF – D Co-Instructor) are the instructors of this course.
This AIFF ‘D’ License Coaching Course will continue till January 16.
The inaugural ceremony saw the presence of Abhimanyu Behera (Sub. Collector, Sundargarh) as Chief Guest; Tej Kumar Xess (Dist. Sports Officer, Sundargarh) as a guest, Prabhat Kumar Bhol (Hon’y General Secretary, Sundargarh DAA), and Durga Madhab Naik (Treasurer, DAA Sundargarh & HOR-FAO) presided over the function.
The AIFF ‘D’ License Coaching Course is part of the AIFF’s Coach Development Program to potentially become a future AFC Pro License coach.