Kashmir’s Lone International Football Coach gets Germany Call



Kashmir's International Football Coach, Sajid Yousuf.
Kashmir’s International Football Coach, Sajid Yousuf.

State’s first and only international football coach Sajid Yousuf Dar has been selected by German Football Association to attend the International Coaches Course at Hennef, Germany. The three weeks course for international coaches will start from 7th September 2015.

“All India Football Federation the governing body of Indian Football recommended Sajid’s name for the course and among the great number of applicants received by German Football Federation all over the world he was selected to attend the said International Coaching Course,” Sajid said, in a statement, Monday evening.

Sajid who is working as football coach in University of Kashmir has already made his mark in many National and International tournaments and Coach Education Programs. Sajid is considered as one of the talented Coaches across sub-continent. After working as Head Coach for various age groups, AIFF has appointed him as a Technical Advisor for women’s football. He is also a AFCC Licence coach Instructor.

Sajid’s father, Mohammad Yousuf Dar, is still being considered as one of the great legends of the game state has ever produced.

While commenting on the development, Sajid said, “this course is definitely going to help him to enhance his coaching knowledge and skills. During this course I will get chance to interact with many renowned personalities all over the world, as we all know that Germany is the world Champions and being selected by the German Football Federation is itself a great honour and pride for any footballer.”

“I have always tried to share my experience which I have gained on national and international level with my players/students and colleagues and I believe this course will definitely be the new learning which will prove beneficial for me as well as to my players,” he added.

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