The Eswatini Football Association’s (EFA’S) President Mr. Adam Mthethwa has acknowledged the commitment that the doctors have towards developing the health of football players in the country. He made his remarks during the opening ceremony of the FIFA Football Medicine Course at the Technical Centre in Lobamba on Monday, 25th November 2019. “As football association, we believe that at the end of the day, you will be able to take care of the players in football“, Mthethwa said. Other dignitaries present during this event were the FIFA Instructors; Dr. Liesel Geertsema from New Zealand, Mr. Alexis Weber from Switzerland and the EFA’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr. Frederick Mngomezulu to mention but just a few. There are twenty-eight (28) participants for this course.
“If you want knowledge, you have to go for it and share that knowledge with your colleagues”, he said. He further highlighted that Eswatini is hosting this course for the first time. “As football association, it is our responsibility to ensure that health of the players is taken care of. For our clubs to have people looking after the players, we have to facilitate that”, he said. Over and above, Mthethwa welcomed the instructors and wished them a good stay in the country.
This course will end on Tuesday, 26th November 2019.