FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup 2018

  • New FIFA Regional Course for Girls’s Soccer held in Uruguay
  • Held in Montevideo from 12 to 21 November
  • “You are seeing evaluation past South America—it is actually enriching”

The FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 served as the perfect context for a brand new FIFA Regional Course for Girls’s Soccer, held in Montevideo from 12 to 21 November.

“The course consists of each concept classes, which embrace evaluation of matches on the World Cup, and sensible classes, the place we switch what we’ve been learning in concept,” FIFA coach Andrea Rodebaugh defined to FIFA.com.

At a look

  • Work modules: 25
  • Idea: 10
  • Sensible: 7
  • Staff work: 8
  • Matches analysed: 12
  • Individuals: 28 (from 9 CONMEBOL member associations)

A large spectrum of topics are lined, starting from particular matters – akin to working with goalkeepers and points associated to menstruation – to extra common issues together with damage prevention and psychology in ladies’s soccer.

“Along with match evaluation, it’s additionally necessary to analyse what the profile of a world footballer must be. That info contributes to efforts to be extra aggressive on the world degree,” added Rodebaugh.

Distinguished attendees
Amongst these collaborating within the course had been the pinnacle coaches of senior, U-17 and U-20 nationwide groups, in addition to assistant coaches, bodily trainers and ladies’s soccer academy coaches.

They included figures who’ve already left their mark on ladies’s soccer in South America, akin to Uruguayan Graciela Rebollo.

Presently coordinator of ladies’s soccer at Liverpool in Montevideo, six years in the past she was in command of the primary ever Uruguayan ladies’s staff to achieve a FIFA World Cup™, when her U-17 aspect certified for Azerbaijan 2012.

Venezuelan Jose Catoya and Paraguayan Epifania Benitez additionally attended the course. Each coaches are at present in command of their nations’ U-20 nationwide groups and have expertise of main their sides at Papua New Guinea 2016 and France 2018, respectively.


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What they stated
“A course like this one is extraordinarily necessary as a result of it serves to refresh concepts, one thing that we’d like on this a part of the world. The truth that it’s throughout a World Cup provides you loads of materials, since you’re seeing at first hand different views on the sport, through evaluation that goes past simply our South American rivals. It’s actually enriching.”
Jose Catoya, head coach of the Venezuela U-20 nationwide staff.

“The workshop is a vital likelihood to check skilled experiences, to see how and the way a lot soccer is likely to be rising in our nation. Generally, whenever you’re concentrating on the job at hand, you don’t discover that progress. However we’ve taken constructive conclusions from it.”
Luis Pescarolo, head coach of the Ecuador nationwide staff.

“I’m leaving with a number of priceless items of data, like every little thing we did associated to psychological work with the women. Not simply when it comes to find out how to handle victory or defeat, but additionally find out how to monitor their progress at house. That’s been one thing new.”
Epifania Benitez, head coach of the Paraguay U-20 nationwide staff

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