Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017, Page: 40-44
The Development and Challenges of Football Sport in Some Selected Woredas of North Showa Zone
Tewodros Abir, Collage of Natural and Computational Science, Sport Science Department Debre Birhan University, Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Alemayehu Ejigu, Collage of Natural and Computational Science, Sport Science Department Debre Birhan University, Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Arefayne Mesfin, Collage of Natural and Computational Science, Sport Science Department Debre Birhan University, Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Received: Nov. 6, 2017;       Accepted: Nov. 16, 2017;       Published: Dec. 12, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajss.20170506.11      View  699      Downloads  41
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to identify the development and challenges of football in some selected weredas of North Showa Zone. The subject in this study were 282 players 15 coaches’ 6 wereda sport officers and 4 zone sport officers selected from the total population of 940, 48 and 10 respectively. A descriptive survey study is used. As a methods of data gathering tools; questionnaire, interview, and document analysis were employed. To analyze the collected data, both qualitative and quantitative methods were used. Results of the study revealed that village is the main sources of youth football players for the woredas, Schools have been the main sources of potential coaches for teams. The major constraints associated with North Showa Zone football sport are found to have very low media coverage, absence of supporters’ association, a few number of spectators, only one club, lack of facilities and equipment, no regular salary for coaches and players, lack or absence of play field in the villages, not following scientific method of training by coaches and very low level of communication among stakeholders. To overcome these, every stakeholder should work hand to hand in order to solve the problems.
Keywords
Football Sport, Projects, Stakeholders, Supporters’ Association, Villages
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Tewodros Abir, Alemayehu Ejigu, Arefayne Mesfin, The Development and Challenges of Football Sport in Some Selected Woredas of North Showa Zone, American Journal of Sports Science. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2017, pp. 40-44. doi: 10.11648/j.ajss.20170506.11
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