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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B

The effect of soccer coaching leadership behaviour on players’ team cohesion in the case of Amhara national league football clubs


Author(s): Astatkie Bogale Kebede

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of soccer coaching leadership behavior on players’ team cohesion in the case of Amhara National League Football Clubs. A total of 54 participants, 50 players, 2 coaches and 2 team leaders, were involved in the study. The target clubs (AWWCE and BAHIRDAR KENEMA) were selected using purposive sampling method from 5 Amhara national league football clubs. Instruments that were used to investigate the findings of the study were questionnaires, field observation and semi structured interview. All quantitative data were analyzed using descriptive frequency and chi-square test method of analysis and the qualitative data were analyzed through thematically interpretation method of analysis. This study revealed that coaching leadership behavior adopted by ANLFC coaches had negative effect on the interpersonal and team cohesion of players. Leadership style, communication, decision making, performance measurement, training method and drills, treatment and encouragement of the coaches’ leadership behavior were inhibits the interpersonal and team cohesion of the players. Based on the findings the researcher recommended that the coaches should update themselves with the current coaching science.

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How to cite this article:
Astatkie Bogale Kebede. The effect of soccer coaching leadership behaviour on players’ team cohesion in the case of Amhara national league football clubs. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(2):82-85.
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