zifa house 25-08-10.jpgThe weeklong ZIFA grassroots coaching clinic taking place in Harare was officially opened on Thursday, with the board committing itself to giving junior football top priority on the development plan.


While officially opening the ZIFA grassroots coaching clinic, ZIFA Board Member Finance, Elliot Kasu pledged the football association’s commitment to the development of junior football indicating the process of development begins with empowering those that will tutor aspiring footballers.

The board member revealed that the association will from now on release grants to see the development of juniors who form the backbone of a future strong national side.


Some 50 grassroots coaches comprising school teachers, former players, junior coaches, five aside coaches and women soccer coaches are attending the workshop which will is being coordinated by Germany development officer, Klaus Pagels