Malta Football Association
2019-2021 UEFA PRO Coaching Course gets underway
Sep 14, 2019
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PHOTOS: Domenic Aquilina/MFA
PHOTOS: Domenic Aquilina/MFA

  • PHOTOS: Domenic Aquilina/MFA
  • PHOTOS: Domenic Aquilina/MFA

The second edition of the UEFA PRO Coaching Course, organised by the Malta FA Technical Centre, commenced on Saturday.

A total of 14 coaches are participating in this high-level course which is spread over 18 months.


Frank K. Ludolph, the Head of Football Education Services at UEFA, was present for the opening session.


“I’m pleased to be present for the opening session of this UEFA PRO Course and witness the progress of the coach education sector run by the Malta Football Association,” Ludolph told the participants.


“It’s an important journey for Maltese football to invest in professional coaching education.


“Looking back at the first UEFA PRO Course held in Malta, it was a success story for the graduates, including coaches like Ray Farrugia who is doing well with the national team.


“We look forward to hosting this cohort of UEFA PRO candidates at the European House of Football in the near future.”


The opening session also featured speeches by Malta FA Senior Vice-President Ludovico Micallef, Robert Gatt, the outgoing Malta FA Technical Director, Stephen Grima, the Director of Coach Education, and national coach Ray Farrugia.


The coaches participating in the 2019-2021 UEFA PRO Course, organised by the Malta FA, are: Josè Borg, Rodney Bugeja, Steve D’Amato, Mark Gatt, Stefano Grima, Jonathan Hill (England), Renzo Kerr Cumbo, Luka Lalic (Serbia), Thane Micallef, Andrea Pisanu (Italy), Andrea Vella, Kevin Vella, Ivan Woods, Ramon Zammit.  

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