Football Academy

Published:  12:42 AM, 15 June 2019

BFF hires three English coaches

BFF hires three English coaches The BFF Lead football Academy Coach Andrew Peter Turner, National Youth Coach Robert Marin Ryles and Goalkeeper Coach Robert Andrew Mimms met the press at the BFF House in Motijheel on Thursday. -BFF

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Thursday signed one-year contract with three English coaches for its football academy started in Beraid area of the capital aiming to train the country's young booters advanced skills and tactics.

Andrew Peter Turner, who played in the English Premier League for 13 years, has joined the academy as the Lead Coach while Robert Marin Ryles as the National Youth Coach and Robert Andrew Mimms as the Goalkeeping Coach.

The newly appointed three coaches shared work plans with the pressmen during a press briefing and contract signing ceremony at the BFF house on Thursday.BFF General Secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag and BFF Technical and Strategic Director Paul Smalley were also present on the occasion.

As per their plans, the coaches will work with some 61 age-level players in the academy before the SAFF U-15 and U-18 Championships and AFC U-16 and U-19 Championships Qualifiers this year.BFF Technical and Strategic Director Paul Smalley said that the coaches have the top ranking qualification to train the footballers.

All the coaches have UEFA-'A' license and have vast experiences to work with different professional clubs and national teams in their respective fields.

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