By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
The chairman of League Management Company, Shehu Dikko, has tasked Nigerian coaches on adopting new trends and technological innovations in the game of football.
He made the charge on Friday in Abuja during the closing ceremony of CAF B License course organized by the Nigeria Football federation, NFF, for Nigerian coaches.
He said adopting the latest football technology will keep the coaches abreast of developments in the sector at all times.
Mr Dikko called on the indigenous coaches to always support one another, especially when any of them is appointed into the national teams.
DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that 75 participants were given certificates of participation at the end of the closing ceremony staged inside the conference room of the NFF/FIFA Technical Centre, National Stadium Complex, Abuja.
NFF General Secretary, Sanusi Mohammed, also tasked the coaches on commitment to innovation, creativity and diligence in discharging their works.
External assessor, Joseph Mintah, who is the dean of the Faculty of Sciences, Technology and Education of Cape Coast University, Ghana, praised the participants for their enthusiasm and demonstrated knowledge during the two-week course.
Among the participants were former Nigeria international players Garba Lawal, Edema Fuludu, Patrick Mancha, Baba Jibrin, Taiwo Enegwea, Edith Agoye, Christian Obi and Benedict Ugwu.
Others are Jude Agada, Lawrence Ukaegbu, Hassan Abdallah, Faith Ottache, Atu Lucky, Danladi Ibrahim and Sam Addingi.
Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, head coaches Fidelis Ilechukwu (MFM FC) and Kabiru Dogo (Nasarawa United) also participated in the course.