Former Pattaya United coach gives youths free football lesson

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The former coach of the Pattaya United Football Club helped local youths take their next step toward a pro career at a camp on Soi Kophai.

Ossi Schnieder of Germany came to train the youths, ages 8-15, and give them useful tips to become professional football players at a free lesson at the Palladium football field.

He was invited by Adisak Chuaphudee, a former star for the Dolphins, who assisted in teaching the camp.

Ossi Schnieder, former coach of the Pattaya United (centre rear), poses with the young soccer students at the Palladium football field off, Soi Korphai, January 21.Ossi Schnieder, former coach of the Pattaya United (centre rear), poses with the young soccer students at the Palladium football field off, Soi Korphai, January 21.

The two men separated the kids into teams of two before instructing them on the basics controlling the ball.  They both provided physical lessons and encouraged the youths that it requires teamwork and passing the ball to achieve a goal.

Similar training sessions will take place regularly with different coaches from 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and weekends from 4-6 p.m.