Evolution of player roles in football – Hindsight Podcast Ep.7

Oluwole Ola
Oluwole Ola

On this one, Yubby Ndunofit is joined by Goal.com’s Africa Columnist Solace Chukwu as well as two football youth coaches – Segun Adeniyi who is UEFA licensed and Adesegun Shola of the Barcelona academy – to discuss the evolution of tactics and player roles in football.

The crew shed light on the demand for ball playing goalkeepers, attacking full backs, the demise of the No. 10 role and the emergence of the false 9.


00:03:14-00:11:06 | Evolution of player roles in football – The most evolved
00:11:07-00:13:00 | How Pep changed the demand on goalkeepers
00:13:15-00:17:03 | The demand of grass root coaches on goalkeepers in Nigeria
00:17:15-20:18:04 | Is Onana redefining the goalkeeping role in Africa?
00:20:20-00:36:14 | What caused the demise of the No. 10 role?
00:37:06-00:39:28 | Advice for developing grass root talents in Africa
00:39:28-00:46:37 | The evolution of centre forwards
00:46:37-00:52:06 | The evolution of full backs
00:52:06-01:09:48 | The crew pick their ideal XI

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