PVF loses Brazilian coach services for volleyball teamBreaking

April 01, 2024

Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) will lose the services of Brazilian Coach Issanaye Ramires Ferraz, as he signed the agreement with Korea after getting an attractive offer to train the Korean national volleyball team. The Pakistan Volleyball Federation is currently paying him around $4,000 per month but Korea not only promised to double the monthly amount, but it also offered him a full package that included boarding and lodging for his entire family and education for children in the best available institutions. Under the coaching of Issanaye Ramires, Pakistan who beat one of the world’s best volleyball team Korea in straight sets at Asian Games last year, Pakistan defeated powerful Korea, Green shirts romped over India with utmost ease in the high-profile event. Korea has offered Issanaye one of the most lucrative packages which was difficult to turn down.

The Brazilian coach, who has trained the Pakistan team for almost a year now, has finally decided to part ways, grabbing the offer with both hands. Ch Mohammad Yaqoob, Chairman of the Pakistan Volleyball Federation is also upset on losing the services of such a brilliant coach,  said that no doubt the Brazilian coach is one of the best around and he has proved that by helping Pakistan beat some of the best outfits in Asia, adding that he helped Pakistan reach as high as No 5 in Asia in less than a year. PVF has very limited resources and as such cannot offer him the package that Korea has doled out for him” said PVF Chairman, adding that Issanaye Ramires is departure has left us in a tough corner but now we are working on best available options for the new coach as april will be last month of Brazilian coach of training and coaching with the Pakistan team.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan