Singapore Football

MICHEL SABLON - A GOLD STANDARD*

  • Holder of the Uefa Pro Coaching Licence
  • Three-time laureate as the best coach-instructor from the Belgian National Coaching School
  • National coach of Belgium's Under-14, Under-15, Under-16 and Under-18 teams from 1980 to 1983
  • Head coach of the Belgian Olympic and Under-21 teams from 1983 to 1985
  • Assistant coach to the national team at three World Cups (Mexico 86, Italy 90 and USA 94)
  • Director of the 2000 Uefa European Championships from 1996 to 2000
  • National technical director for the Royal Belgian Football Association from 2001 to 2011
  • Tournament director for the Uefa Under-17 Finals in 2007.
  • Uefa Jira panel member since 1995 (The Jira Panel is named after renowned Czech player, coach and administrator, Vaclav Jira, and consists of experienced technicians and coach educators, many of whom have coached or played at the higher levels of the game. It convenes to discuss specialist steps in coach education.)
  • Lecturer on National Football Academies since 2009
  • Fifa coach-instructor since 2008
  • Member of the board of directors for the Bid World Cup 2018/2022.

* Just some of Sablon's long list of roles and accomplishments