Nov 18, 2019

Suitability of football officials to be questioned Featured

The suitability of four officials of the National Football team have been questioned based on a complaints received.

The Sports Ministry had notified the Football Federation officials to give explanations in this regard.

The question has arisen regarding the Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Goal Keeping Coach and Masseur.  

According to the regulations of the world Football Conference, the person holding the post of Head Coach of a country’s national team should have a minimum qualification of International Coach Level Four.

The current Sri Lanka National Football Coach Rumy Pakeer Ali has obtained the International A grade coaching qualification and as there is no one in Sri Lanka who has obtained the level four football coaching course qualification, international Football Conference approval has been granted to obtain the services of  Pakeer Ali.