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September 24, 2022 10:00 pm

FIFA Appoints Sajid Dar As Mentor In Its Project

SRINAGAR- J&K’s internationally recognized football coach Sajid Yousuf Dar has been appointed as a mentor by football’s world governing body FIFA in its Coach Educator Development Pathway Project.

Twenty coaches from around the country have been selected to participate in the program, and Sajid is among five Coach Developers who will mentor the participating football coaches. FIFA’s Coach Educator Development Pathway program is designed to develop the coaches’ technical and soft skills, and starting on 20th August and will end on 5th November 2022.

The course has three modules: Online, eLearning, and Practical. FIFA is focussing on the development of home grown coach educators which will eventually help Member Associations to develop more qualified coaches.

Having begun his coaching career in 2012, Sajid has previously worked as Head Coach for India’s Senior Women’s Football Team and the country’s National Youth boys team. He is currently working as Kashmir University’s football coach and helps All India Football Federation in various Coach Education Programs. Sajid is a AIFF D and AFC C Licence Coach Educator. He has also been upgraded as AFC B Licence Coach Educator.

Coordinator DPES University of Kashmir Dr Musavir congratulated Sajid for this achievement. He said the KU coach making his mark globally is a great honour for the University as well.

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