PETALING JAYA, Dec 31 — The Soccer Coaches Affiliation of Malaysia (FCAM) has gained experiences about teams trying to appoint “puppet coaches”, so-named for the reason that they lease their licences to third parties, for up coming year.
B. Satiananthan, who was returned unopposed as FACM president currently, reported with the teams fast paced charting their fortunes for the 2023 season, a person Tremendous League staff and two M3 League groups had been recognized to have supplied community coaches to act as puppets.
In accordance to Malaysia Soccer League (MFL) polices, a Professional A Licence (AFC Pro-Diploma) is compulsory to provide as head mentor in the top tier Super League, even though only neighborhood coaches are allowed to prepare the M3 League, which is underneath the jurisdiction of the Amateur Soccer League (AFL).
“We have been given reports for upcoming period, not just in AFL but Tremendous League much too. We have news that a mentor who doesn’t have a professional licence is running the show and has invited some nearby pro licence holders to be his dummy.
“In M3, currently we read that they (teams) have appointed foreign coaches but require a regional mentor to turn out to be a puppet, with the operate finished by a foreign coach,” he explained to reporters throughout the FACM Yearly Congress in this article currently.
As a result, Satiananthan urged all nearby coaches not to be puppets.
“So my advice is to stay clear of providing ourselves short,” he claimed.
Early this year, there were reports that an M3 League club attempted to appoint a regional coach to act as dummy for a foreigner, who was named as the club’s specialized director.
Satiananthan, who is a former Harimau Malaya coach, stated even though FACM had information on the situation, the affiliation was unable to acquire motion towards the groups.
“Usually the workforce will be managed by others, like in naming the first eleven and coaching regime, but through match working day, the puppet mentor will be on the bench. I can blame two persons – the management and area coach who marketed his licence,” he additional.
Meanwhile, former Soccer Affiliation of Malaysia (FAM) technological director Datuk Ong Kim Swee claimed only coaches really should do the coaching process, though technological directors ought to concentrate on the progress portion.
“This entails administration due to the fact complex administrators and head coaches need to have their respective jobs, and a specialized director who entails himself in coaching is improper from an moral standpoint,” he reported. — Bernama