The training project which in its 6th season is aimed at equipping local Coaches, Physical Education teachers, and coaches from the security services with the requisite techniques to coach basketball, table tennis and handball.
Launching the project, the Director General of the National Sports Authority Mr. Joe Kpenge called on stakeholders in the sporting fraternity to support training programs that are organized to train local coaches in the various sporting disciplines.
Mr. Kpenge noted that his outfit values collaboration from stakeholders especially in times when support is not forth coming from the government and therefore stakeholders both corporate and intra-governmental should be forthcoming in sponsoring the various sporting disciplines.
He advised the participants to take the opportunity and learn from the facilitators as well as their colleague participants during the program.
He also encouraged the participants to help unearth young talents from the grassroots since most of them deal directly with children in schools and impact in them the training they are given to establish more stars for the country.
On his part, the Deputy Director General, Technical of the NSA, Mr Saka Acquaye who chaired the occasion noted that his main focus as the head of technical will be to organize more training programmes for the coaches in the various sporting disciplines.
Mr Ampofi, theGreater Accra Regional Director of Sports expressed his outfits’ readiness to make good use of all the tactical and technical training that the coaches will receive and assured all participants of his support.
The three day training programme currently underway at the Accra Sports Stadium will focus on training coaches in Table Tennis, Handball and Basketball. Present at the launch were officials of the National Sports Authority, participants from the Ghana Education Service, the Security Services and the regions.