The FCT Football Association (FA) headed by Adam Mouktar Mohammed have awarded scholarships to 15 coaches from the various area councils to attend the National Institute for Sports (NIS) basic course for this year.
The scholarship covers both registration and tuition for the course, which will be conducted from October to December in Abuja.
This is the first time coaches in the Federal Capital Territory will enjoy such scholarship.
FA chairman Mohammed recently disclosed that the association has opened discussions to affiliate with some international associations for coaches in the FCT to attend high-level coaching courses.
The recently elected FCT FA board have promised to drive the development and promotion of football in all facets.
In the meantime, FA boss Mohammed has been inducted into the Abuja All-Stars.
The induction was done Saturday in Abuja.
His recent birthday was also celebrated.