KARACHI: A 10-day football coaching camp (commencing from 15th of April) has been organized by Pakistan to Germany Study (P2GS) with an ambition to enable Karachi youth get training from German Coaches belonging to FC UNION BERLIN.
Speaking at the opening ceremony held at Karachi United Club CEO P2GS Major General (R) Shaukat Iqbal said that the endeavor was to provide footballers a chance to train and emerge in the international arena.
Andrew the Founding Director of Eurasia, quoting FIFA, told that there were 3 million footballers in Pakistan. He said that they were here to teach some ‘tricks’ used by German footballers.
FC UNION BERLIN’s Senior Coach Sebastian noted that United (where they are training the boys and girls) was working like a professional Club.
Coach Oliver, musing that football was a global language, said that they were expecting to exchange techniques with Karachiites.
Provincial Cultural Minister Syed Sardar Ali Shah hoped that training imparted by the German coaches would enormously help the youth here.
KARACHI: CEO Pakistan to Germany Study Major General (R) Shaukat Iqbal.KARACHI: Founding Director Eurasia, Andrew Geddes. KARACHI: Senior Coach from FC Union Berlin, Lejeune Sebastian. KARACHI: Coach of Female Camp, Geddes Geb Toma. KARACHI: Coach from FC Union Berlin, Rathenow Oliver.
KARACHI: Provincial Minister Culture Syed Sardar Ali Shah also spoke on the occasion. KARACHI: Minister opened the Camp (on 15th of April) by kicking the football.
RESUME of Senior Coach RATHENOW, Oliver:
10/2012 – present Master of Arts in Sports Science, Humboldt University of Berlin
10/2007 – 09/2012 Bachelor of Arts in Sports Science, Minor Scandinavian Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin
08/2015 – present 1.FC Union Berlin, Head of Youth Academy Scouting
04/2012 – 10/2015 Humboldt University of Berlin, Institute of Sports Science, Staff
07/2013 – present 1.FC Union Berlin, U19 & U16, Youth Coach
07/2008 – 06/2013 Hertha BSC, U17, U15, U13 & U11, Youth Coach
07/2003 – 06/2008 Ludwigsfelder FC, U17, Youth Coach
2000/2001 SV Grün-Weiß Großbeeren, U15, Youth Coach
Additional Experience (Coach)
07/2013 – present Auf Ballhöhe Soccer Coach, USA, Namibia and Malaysia
07/2015 EPL Sports Soccer Camps, Coach, USA
04/2012 – 10/2015 Humboldt University of Berlin, Assistant-Coach Varsity Team
04/2008 – 10/2015 Varsity Team, Humboldt University of Berlin
1995 – 1999 Ludwigsfelder FC