D-License course for Women coaches begins

Pakistan, Lahore, Saturday, November 17, 2012

Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) “D” Certificate Coaching Course for Women-2012 commenced at Football House, Lahore on Saturday with Twenty (20) women participants attending the beneficial activity which aims at importing latest knowledge to the participants of the game.

According to the press release issued here by PFF, the 5-days coaching course being conducted by Mr. U.F. Tariq Lutfi as Instructor will conclude on November 21, 2012.This is a milestone achieved by PFF to further develop football among women. It is the full-fledged PFF “D” Certificate Coaching Course for Women on Pakistan soil and first B license holder lady coach of Pakistan Kiran Ilyas will act as Assistant Instructor and Mr. Arif Siddique, Course Coordinator.

Wing Cmd. ® Pervaiz Saeed Mir, Director Development & Competitions who inaugurated the course said “It is very productive activity which will add to the confidence of our women coaches equipping them with the latest knowledge of the game to supplement ongoing efforts for the overall promotion of the game.” The course will change the fortune of many participants and this will be a great opportunity for all of the Pakistani football women coaches to come on board and take advantage of Mr. U.F. Tariq Lutfi’s coaching philosophy and experience. He will provide for the coaching of local coaching fraternity. “There is so much happening in modern football and this course where video analysis and practical lessons are involved, helps to get an insight of the game,” added Mr. Lutfi.

The participants are;

Sakina Rehman (Lahore), Rukhsar Rashid (Karachi), Threem Siddiqui (Karachi), Saadia Sheikh (Karachi), Adeela Ansari (Karachi), Amina Bibi (Peshawar), Saba Naz (Karachi), Sidra Jan (Peshawar), Sidra Rauf (Peshawar), Nabila Nazir (Bahawalpur), Saira Faisal (Lahore), Javeria Hassan (Lahore), Samina Zulifqar Ali (Faisalabad), Nyla Ashraf (Faisalabad), Ammara Ashfaq (Sharaqpur), Afshan Khadim (Shariqpur), Saima Khan (Lahore), Naseem Akhter (Faisalabad), Humara Zulifqar (Lahore) and Bushra (Lahore) .

The PFF “D” Certificate Coaching Course is design to provide knowledge in football coaching for any individual regardless of coaching and playing background. Under the directive of Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat, PFF is organizing such courses to get as many talented Pakistan-based men and women coaches.