Emanuel Saakai

Emanuel Saakai

Highest Qualification B Licence
Years Coaching 15
Age Groups Coached 9-12 years, 12-15 years, 16-20 years, 20-30 years
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Emanuel Saakai

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Summary

My approach is to always educate my players and teams by using the four (4) corners of football: technical, tactical, mental and physical so players can develop, improve and grow in a right manner.

I am very motivated when I see what I teach comes to life and my players and teams get better and better every day. I am the most passionate and tactical coach; therefore, I always encourage, motivate and push my players to improve and succeed not only as players but as people as well.

My training sessions must include these elements: purpose, challenge, creativity, intensity, discipline, decision making, penetration and unpredictability.

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About Coach

My philosophy is simple, "Effective Possession Creative Attacking Football with Tactical Discipline". I always want the ball and to rest on the ball but both with purpose. Without the ball we are very organised defensively and always set and ready for counter attacks once we regain possession.

On how to meet the above coaching/football philosophy objective on the training ground? I have outlined on the Coaching Summery section above.

I am a talented football coach with fifteen years’ experience mentoring, coaching and motivating youth and senior football teams in Tanzania, Australia and Europe. I have coached with and for Harry Kewell, FC Barcelona Academy, Juventus Academy and have been a guest coach for many world-class clubs around the world - including Borussia Dortmund (BVB) in Germany. I am UEFA ' B ' licensed coach (obtained it in Germany), and I also hold an FFA/AFC ' C ‘ license coaching qualification. I hold the Opposition Analysis in Football qualification and I achieved it through Professional Football Scout Association (PFSA) a UK based association. I am the head coach of the African Australia All Stars, a representative elite team playing matches against professional clubs in Australia, seeking pathways into professional football.

I am very professional, and I hold high standards. Players should expect pure passion and maximum commitment, professionalism, and my incredible football knowledge to be gained.

I use the ball in every part of my sessions so players should expect this as well. Even when I am working with defensive players.

Players should expect maximum touches and game-like drills and practices.