Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) secretary general Mohammed Al Nusuf has stressed on the role of national competencies in the field of sports and vowed to adopt different training programmes to boost the skills of the Bahraini coaches and administrators.
This statement was announced at the graduation ceremony of participants at the advanced sport management and level 4 of national coaching certification programmes on Tuesday at the Bahrain Olympic Academy premises in Juffair.
Addressing the attendees, Al Nusuf stressed the importance of qualifying national competencies in the field of sports to develop administrative, financial and technical work within sports organisations, and to offer quality services for relevant authorities.
Early on, the ceremony started with a short film featuring words from His Majesty King Hamad representative for charity and youth affairs, and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
It was followed by a welcoming speech by director of the Bahrain Olympic Academy Dr Nabeel Taha, who focused on these courses, symposiums and workshops organized by the academy.
Late on, veteran coach Khalifa Al Zayani delivered a speech on behalf of the graduates, in which he thanked the Bahrain Olympic Committee for its support to Bahraini coaches by bringing up such developing programmes.
On his part, Bahrain Triathlon Association director Ali Ahmed made a presentation on the work nature of the financial affairs within national sports federations, as well as the objectives, treasurer duties and methods applied in financial planning, in addition to boosting funds and ways of preparing budgets, financial and accounting reports.
The ceremony concluded with BOC secretary general Mohammed Al Nusuf presenting certificates of recognition to the graduates in both programmes. They were 19 coaches in level 4 of national coaching certification programme, 14 in the advanced sports management diploma, 11 instructors in levels 1, 2, 4 of national coaching programme and 6 instructors and administrators in the advanced sports management diploma.