The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has postponed indefinitely an Advanced Level Coaching Course which was to be held in Dar es Salaam from February 12-25.
According to a press release signed by the soccer governing body’s media officer, Boniface Wambura, the course has been postponed because most of the football coaches who applied failed to meet the required qualifications.
An applicant was required to have an Intermediate Level Coaching Course Certificate, to be active football coaches and to present a secondary school certificate.
The deadline to receive the applications was February 5.
The press release said a total of 34 football coaches applied to attend the course, but it was only 12 who met the required qualifications.
The coaches who met the required qualifications for the course were Sospeter Vedasto from Coast region, Beatus Manga (Temeke), Renatus Shija (Coast), Ntungwe Selemani (Coast), William Mamiro (Kinondoni), Ngawina Ramadhan (Temeke), Khatib Mtoo (Temeke), Hamisi Chimgege (Temeke), Selemani Mkumya (Temeke), Idd Cheche (Azam), Mohamed Mayosa (Temeke) and Imam Mbarouk (Shinyanga).
TFF said the course has been postponed until further notice.
According to TFF, the course will involve the national team head coach and world’s football governing body (FIFA) instructor, Jan Poulsen, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) instructor who is also TFF’s Technical Director, Sunday Kayuni, and the national youth teams head coach and Danish Football Association (DBU) instructor, Kim Poulsen.