Coaches to invade Sun City

ENGLAND coach Fabio Capello and Brazil's Carlos Dunga are among the 32 coaches of the World Cup-qualifying countries who will be at Sun City next week.

ENGLAND coach Fabio Capello and Brazil's Carlos Dunga are among the 32 coaches of the World Cup-qualifying countries who will be at Sun City next week.

The coaches, accompanied by a delegation of eight people, will be in North West for a pre-tournament team workshop from February 22 to 24.

Some of the administrators who will attend include Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke, Fifa director of competitions Jim Brown and North West provincial government leaders.

The workshop will provide a detailed introduction for the 32 teams on every aspect of the tournament .

The workshop is a meeting for the head coaches, team managers and general secretaries and is a mandatory appointment for the official and technical specialists, including media officers, security managers and team doctors.

Workshops are now a regular fixture on the calendar leading up to the World Cup.

Prior to the workshop, team doctors will attend the third International Football Medicine Conference, also in Sun City, from February 19 to 21.

The coaches who have confirmed attendance are Rabah Saadane (Algeria), Pim Verbeek (Australia), Carlos Dunga (Brazil), Paul le Guen (Cameroon), Vahid Halilhodzic (Ivory Coast), Morten Olsen (Denmark), Fabio Capello (England), Raymond Domenech (France), Joachim Löw (Germany), Milovan Rajevac (Ghana), Marcello Lippi (Italy), Bert van Marwijk (Holland), Ricki Herbert (New Zealand), Carlos Queiroz (Portugal), Radomir Antic (Serbia), Matjaz Kek (Slovenia), Carlos Alberto Parreira (Bafana Bafana), Vicente del Bosque (Spain), Ottmar Hitzfeld (Switzerland) and Oscar Tabárez (Uruguay).

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