Participants at the the first-ever field hockey coaching course for all hockey coaches from Asian countries in Vietnam (Photo courtesy of organisers)

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam held its first ever field hockey coaching course for all hockey coaches from Asian countries.

The course was organised by the Asian Hockey Federation and conducted by International Hockey Federation (FIH) educator, SeungJin Yoo of the Republic of Korea at the Vietnam Hockey Centre in Ben Luc district, Long An province.

Six Vietnamese participants successfully completed this Level 1 Hockey Coaching course and are now qualified to coach hockey internationally.

James Chew, CEO of Vietnam Hockey Federation, says, "This means Vietnam now has a total of eight field hockey coaches, which are much needed to promote hockey in the sports-loving country of Vietnam".

The course was initiated by CEO Tayyab Ikram of Asian Hockey Federation and Tran Van Manh, Chairman of the Vietnam Hockey Federation.-VNA