Panaji: A four-day ‘E’ Certificate Course was conducted by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for women in Goa. As many as 22 persons participated in the course that was conducted free of cost at Athletic Stadium, Bambolim. The comprehensive four-day course that began on September 10 was divided into theory and practical sessions. The training team comprised Deepak… and Maymol Rocky, the coordinator deputed by Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) to help promote women’s football. “It was a great opportunity that FIFA has conducted this course free of cost for women. Goa Football Development Council as well as SAG have given their support to make this course possible. If all stakeholders viz GFDC, SAG, AFC, GFA, AIFF, FIFA, etc, work in unison then there are better ahead days for football, especially uplifting women footballers in the state,” said Rocky who was present on all four days of the programme. Rocky also said that the course was attended by women footballers as well as those who are undergoing BPED courses in colleges. “The courses were conducted smoothly. Overall, it has been a good experience of the girls. Everyone enjoyed themselves,” she said.