With the aim to promote football in the state, the Odisha Sports department, in association with All India Football Association (AIFF) and Football Association Odisha (FAO) launched the AIFF E-Certificate Course.
Over the next two weeks, three batches of E certificate course, of 24 participants each, will be conducted by AIFF. The E-certificate program is being conducted to develop quality grassroots coaches across Odisha.
Encouraging the coaches, Principal Secretary, Sports, Vishal K Dev, said, “The Govt. of Odisha had signed a MoU with the AIFF, as part of which, there would be initiatives planned for development of the Football Ecosystem in Odisha. The AIFF E-certificate program is the first step in a coach’s development pathway.”