The Professional Footballers Association (PFAG) have thanked CAF for holding the coaching License A course which saw most of their members graduating from the program.
A chunk of former Ghanaian players participated in the week-long program under the tutelage of seasoned African coaches including Shaibu Amodu and Ben Koufie.
The program has succeeded in equipping several of Ghana’s ex players with in-depth knowledge of the game while certifying them at the highest level to qualify them for bigger coaching roles in future.
The PFAG in a release signed by Secretary General Anthony Baffoe thanked CAF for holding the course.
“On behalf of the Professional Footballers Association I would like to thank the Confederation of African Football for giving us – ex internationals – the opportunity to take part in this very high level CAF LICENSE A COURSE,” the release said.
“All of us – Abedi Pele, Abdul Razak, Kwesi Owusu , Charles Akonnor , Sammy Kuffuor, Odartey Lamptey, Mohamed Gargo , Augustin Arhinful , Abukari Damba and others – want to express our deepest appreciation in thanking the living Legends Uncle Ben Kofi,Coach Edusei,Coach Masut Didier Dramani,CAF Instructor Shaibu Amodu and the Technical Director Oti Akinten for taken us through this very Important and well organized exercise.
“Uncle Ben Kofi is indeed a man who inspires us all with his frankness and knowledge of football in general and especially in the aspect of coaching.
“The spirit in Prampram was very high and the atmosphere became even better when the Maestro himself Abedi Pele Ayew participated in the course to add another dimension to it with his presence.
“Not to forget the veteran coaches Sam Arday and Coach Afranie who also made significant contributions during the course.”