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Effects of Double-Teaming and Three-Man Weave Training on Goal-Scoring Accuracy among Players of Federal University of Agriculture Football Team, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria (Published)

This study investigated the effects of double-teaming and three-man weave training on goal-scoring accuracy among players of Federal University of Agriculture football team, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. The sample size for this study was twenty one (21) and all the participants completed the intervention programme. Randomised, pretest-posttest experimental/control research design of 3 X 2 X 3 factorial matrix with age and playing experience as moderating variables were used for the study. Descriptive statistics of frequency counts and percentages was used to analyse the demographic data and research questions while inferential statistics of Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) was used to test hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance.Two research questions were answered while seven hypotheses were tested. Findings from this study revealed that there was a significant main effect of treatment on goal-scoring accuracy of the football players. (F = 65.120, p<.05, η2=.963). The eta value of 0.963 showed that 96.3% of the variance in the participant’s score was accounted for by the intervention. It was also observed that there was a variance of 87.5 percent accounted for by the independent variables combined together. There was no significant main effect of age on goal-scoring accuracy of the players. Likewise, there was no significant main effect of playing experience on goal-scoring accuracy of the players. It was observed that the interaction effect of the two moderating variables, age and playing experience was not significant. The study concluded that the interaction effect of treatment, age and playing experience has no significant effect on goal-scoring accuracy of the players of the Federal University of agriculture football team. Based on the findings of this study, it was concluded that the treatment was effective on goal-scoring accuracy of the school’s football players. However, it was noted that double-teaming was better on the goal-scoring accuracy than three-man weave training of the players in the school team.  

Keywords: Abeokuta., double-teaming, goal-scoring accuracy, precision board, three-man weave