The All India Football Federation (AIFF) in association with The Western India Football Association (WIFA) conducted
the first-ever Grassroots Instructors Refresher Course for Grassroots Instructors for Maharashtra on Monday (July 29, 2013).
A total of 15 participants including some existing AIFF-WIFA D License Instructors and some former FIFA/AIFF Grassroots participants attended the Course.
The Course was conducted by Scott O’Donell, Technical Director Academies & Director of Coach Education.
The Course enables the Instructors to conduct AIFF Grassroots Courses across the State in association with the State FAs for future Grassroots Leaders in Maharashtra.
WIFA and AIFF have developed a Strategic Plan for Grassroots football in line with the AIFF Grassroots Strategic Plan which aims to create more Grassroots Leaders, promoting the AIFF Grassroots philosophy and giving as many children (6-12 years) as possible, an opportunity to play the ‘Beautiful Game.’