Former Ghana Winger Acquires UEFA License Coaching Certificate

Former Ghana Winger Acquires UEFA License Coaching Certificate

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
  • Ex-Ghana winger Laryea Kingston has obtained a UEFA coaching license from the Scottish Football Association
  • The former Hearts of Midlothian player acquired a UEFA B License certificate and he is already aiming for License A
  • Laryea Kingston currently works as the youth team coach of the Right to Dream Academy and also a pundit on national television

Former Ghana winger, Laryea Kingston, has successfully obtained a UEFA B License coaching certificate from the Scottish Football Association.

The 41-year-old is already eyeing the UEFA A License coaching certificate as he continues to enhance his knowledge in coaching.

The Right to Dream Academy youth team coach announced his latest achievement on social media with former players celebrating his success.

Laryea Kingston working a youth team coach at FC Nordsjaelland. SOURCE: @laryea7official
Laryea Kingston acquires UEFA License B certificate. SOURCE: @laryea7official
Source: Instagram
"Great to move a step, eyes on the UEFA A License now," he wrote on Instagram.

How some former players reacted to the news:

"Congratulations," wrote Prince Tagoe with fire emojis.
Hans Sarpei added: "Great job bro."
"Congratulations," former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah wrote.
Derek Boateng added, "Congratulations my coach."
Former Ghana goalkeeper, Fatawu Dauda adds: "Congratulations Lion."

Layea Kingston has been cutting his coaching teeth with the Right to Dream Academy in Akosombo, Ghana. He previously worked with Danish side FC Nordsjaelland.

These days he also works as a pundit on national television for the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.

Laryea Kingston opens up on missing the 2006 World Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that former Ghana international, Laryea Kingston has disclosed that he was psychologically affected after missing the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

The legendary Ghanaian footballer missed the tournament after he was suspended for three games following a burst up with Senegalese defender Habib Beye at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2006.

Fifteen years later, the retired footballer turned coach told Joy FM, he worked hard for the tournament and missing it took a huge blow on him.

Laryea Kingston speaks about his tough spell in Libya

Former Ghana footballer, Laryea Kingston says he had to leave Libya after six months of signing a three-year contract with Al Ittihad because life was tough in the North African country.

The former Black Stars winger revealed hew left because the club failed to pay him despite playing regularly for six months.

In an interview with Joy FM, the Right to Dream Academy youth developmental coach explained the ordeal he went through in Libya.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.