By Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar,
The end of FIFA MA Futsal coaching course for Djiboutian coaches, has opened a new window of brighter future in the game for the growing football nation, whose FA president, Souleiman Hassan Waberi, has realized his dreams of spreading Futsal knowledge throughout the country.
The course which was held under the auspice of FIFA and ran from 16-20 May was attended by 27 senior Futsal coaches from top level clubs and regions across the country.
FIFA instructor, Hucham Djuig Maroc, who conducted the course, told the closing ceremony that the level of organization for the event was praiseworthy, commending the participants for commitment and dedication.
“To my experience for the past several days, I am happy that Djiboutian Futsal players are very talented and good in techniques—they have a good future in the game” the FIFA instructor told the closing ceremony on Wednesday. He praised the Djiboutian FA for its commitment to develop the game throughout the country. “I am pleased that Futsal is growing in Djibouti” Mr. Hucham Djuig Maroc, explained.
He said FIFA was ready to help Djibouti to promote the game. “Djibouti has a young Football president who made a lot of changes” he mentioned. On his part, Djiboutian FA president, Souleiman Hassan Waberi expressed his gratitude to FIFA and its president, Joseph S Blatter for their readiness to promote football in his country and in entire the world as well.
“With the assistance from FIFA, we have realized most of our targets in terms of football development in Djibouti and I am sending a big thank you to FIFA for making that approach possible for us” President Souleiman Hassan Waberi told the closing ceremony.
“Earlier in the month, we organized refereeing course for our Futsal referees and today we are concluding the coaching course, so this means that Futsal knowledge is now complete for Djibouti” the president said announcing that the country’s Futsal tournament will begin soon.
Next week, president Souleiman will lead a Djiboutian delegation to Zurich where they attend the 65th FIFA Congress.