Germany will provide training scholarships for Zambian soccer coaches, referees, administrators and team doctors in that country, Times of Zambia reported Tuesday.
It quoted president Teddy Mulonga of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) as saying in Lusaka recently that the scholarships have already been sourced in Germany for the September-October Fall at the University of Leipzing, sports faculty and the other one in September under the Germany Football Association leading to the UEFA ‘A’ coaching license.
“These will become an annual phenomena. Your association will continue to access quality training opportunities world-wide. It is important that we create a cross pollination of knowledge, to this end, we are grateful to the German embassy for the support rendered,” he said.
In another developement former president Dr KennethÂ Kaunda said that the Zambian National team needs a foreign coach. Speaking when he was being interviewed by the BBC on his birthday, Dr kaunda said “I think Zambia needs a foreign coach to be able to help our team catch up with the trend across the continent.”