The six-day course’s opening ceremony wad graced by the presence of PSSI Futsal Department Chairman Verico Umbas and Technical Director Justinus Lhaksana.
In his speech, Umbas said the PSSI is glad to organise the first ever AFC Futsal Coaching Course in Indonesia and that the FA and National Futsal Body look forward to more AFC futsal coaching and refereeing courses in the year 2013.
He also thanked AC Futsal Director Ali Targholizade for the support to PSSI in carrying out the educational course.
Twenty participants, including seven current national futsal coaches and 12 currently serving Indonesia Super League coaches, are attending the course.
Course Instructor Chiew Chun Yong mentioned during his opening speech that he was pleased to see all active futsal coaches attending the course and expected that more coaches would attend the next AFC Futsal Coaching Course in a different region in Indonesia.
Chiew also expressed his appreciation to the PSSI for the arrangement and preparation for the course.
The participants undergo both theory and practical sessions which will be consolidated in exams during the final day.