Israel FA confirm Chelsea's Grant to get licence

The Israel FA have declared Chelsea boss Avram Grant will be handed his coaching licence next year.

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Grant is set to complete study requirements for his UEFA Pro licence early next year, the Israel Football Association (IFA) said on Sunday.

"If Grant participates and successfully completes the pro course which is set to begin in February, he will receive his licence approval," the statement said.

European soccer's governing body is expected to require that from next season coaches of clubs that play in European competitions must hold a Pro licence.

"Grant and nine other Israeli coaches must complete a number of (study) hours the content of which will be determined by UEFA," Israeli coaches association chairman Amnon Raz told Israeli sports Web site ONE.

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