NEWS

FIRST LOCAL EVENT UNDER THE ONE GOAL PROJECT
05.04.2022
On April 5, 2022, in Sofia, Bulgaria, the first local sports event under the ONE GOAL project was held, which was attended by over 40 women sports coaches. During the event, theoretical and practical sessions were held in which topics such as: knowledge and qualifications about women's football; methods and practices for developing the skills of the women's football coaches; improving the physical and technical qualities of female football players; role models in women's football; psychological methods and techniques for working with adolescents, were discussed. The event was implemented with the support of the Football and Tennis Department at the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" and highly qualified and experienced football coaches, such as Assoc. Prof. Kornelia Naydenova – coach of the goalkeepers in the women's team of Bulgaria and NSA.

The ONE GOAL project aims to enhance all around skills of women football coaches and thus help them strengthen their future employability and popularize the idea of increased participation of girls in sports. The ONE GOAL project is co-funded by the European Union and is a pilot project in the field of sports, focused on educational exchange and mobility in sports.

AIMS OF THE ONE GOAL PROJECT:
1. General knowledge about women football, identify the problems and needs for these women in partner countries and start working on solutions;
2. Raise the qualification and competencies of women coaches by exchanging good practices, visiting seeing and learning methods of coaches in partner countries;
3. Create guidelines for more effective young women training methods and teach the coaches leadership skills and how to involve more girls in sports;
4. Boost the self-confidence and technical skills of these young coaches by providing them with necessary skills to create and lead innovative football practices;
5. Spread the main idea of professional women coaches in football, importance of women being role models for young girls and make the biggest sport in the world more accessible for everyone.

The ONE GOAL project is co-funded under the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.