Robbie Keane’s delight with UEFA “A” licence

Robbie KeaneRepublic of Ireland senior international team captain Robbie Keane has spoken of his pride at completing his UEFA "A" Licence via the Football Association of Ireland’s Coach Education programme.

 Keane completed the required course work and coaching hours over the past three years under the guidance of the FAI Coach Education tutors.

 The FAI facilitated a combined UEFA A & B licence programme for a number of current and former internationals and Keane completed the required workload before passing his assessment prior to Christmas.

 “It has been a long process with a lot of hours put in and I’m delighted to have completed the programme,” said the Ireland captain.

Other former and current internationals on the course include, Glenn Whelan, John O’Shea, Stephen Kelly, Andy Reid, Paul McShane, Gary Kelly and Kevin Foley.