The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the head of the secretariat which is the management and operations arm of the National Executive Committee. The CEO also becomes a General Secretary of the association in all its assemblies and that of the Executive Committee and is hired on a full-time basis.
The Secretariat of the association comprises the following departments:
Each of these departments have heads( Managers) that are responsible to the CEO.
1.The Appeal Committee shall consist of a chairman and the number of members deemed necessary.The chairman shall have legal qualifications.
2.The function of this body shall be governed by the Disciplinary Code of EFA. The committee shall pass decisions only when at least three members are present.In certain cases, the chairman may rule alone in accordance with the Disciplinary Code of the EFA.
3.The Appeal Committee is responsible for hearing appeals against decisions from the Disciplinary Committee that are declared final.
1.The Disciplinary Committee shall consist of a Chairman and the number of members deemed necessary.The chairman shall have legal qualifications.
2.The functions of this body shall be governed by the Disciplinary Code of the EFA. The committee shall pass decisions only when at least three members are present.In certain cases, the chairman may rule alone in accordance with the Disciplinary Code of the EFA.
3.The committee may pronounce the sanctions described in these Statutes and the Disciplinary Code of the EFA on Members, Officials, Players, Clubs , Match and Players' agents.
4 The provisions are subject to the disciplinary powers of the General Assembly and the Executive Committee with regard to the suspension and expulsion of Members.
1. The judicial bodies of the EFA are:
a) The Disciplinary Committee
b) The Appeals Board
2.The responsibilities and functions of these bodies shall be stipulated in the disciplinary code of the EFA, which shall comply with the FIFA Disciplinary Code.
3.The decision making powers of other committees remain unaffected.
4.The members of the judicial bodies may not belong to any other body of the EFA at the same time.
The Chairmen of the standing committees shall be members of the Executive Committee with the exception of those for the Internal Audit Committee, who may not belong to the Executive Committee.The members of each standing committee shall be appointed by the Executive Committee on the proposal of the President. The Chairmen and members of the standing committees shall be designated for a term of four years.
Each chairman shall represent his committee and conduct business in compliance with the relevant organization's regulations drawn up by the Executive Committee.
Each Chairman shall fix dates of meetings in collaboration with the General Secretary, ensure that all tasks are carried out and report back to the Executive Committee.
Each committee may propose amendments to its working procedures to the Executive Committee.
1. The Marketing Committee shall consist of a Chairman and four committee members.
2. The Marketing and Media Committee shall:
a) Advise the Executive Committee with regard to drafting and implementing contracts between the EFA and its marketing partners.
b) Advise the Executive Committee with regard to drafting and implementing contracts between the EFA and television partners.
c) Analyze marketing and television strategies that have been devised.
d) To scout for sponsorships of projects of the EFA and market all matches organized by the EFA.
e) To deal with the working conditions for the media at all EFA events.
f) Maintain relations with all media organizations.
g) To protect and promote all programes and activities of the EFA.
h) To develop programes aimed at the promotion and enhancing communication with relevant football stakeholders.
i) To cultivate a good image and interest of the association to maintain solidarity between all football members.
j) To develop effective communication strategies for utility in all activities of the association.
k) To create a library or documentation centre with information of the history of the national and international football.
1. The Players' Status Committee shall comprise of a Chairman and four (4) other members.
2. The Players' Status Committee shall:
a) Set up, monitor and ensure compliance with transfer regulations in accordance with the FIFA regulations for the Status and Transfer of players and settle any disputes related to the player status and transfers.
b) Determine the status of players for the various competitions of the NFAS
3. Players' status disputes involving the EFA, its Members, Players, Officials and agents shall be settled by the Players' Status Committee and the Executive Committee shall draw up special regulations governing the Players' Status Committee powers of jurisdiction, which regulations shall be in conformity to the regulations on the Status and Transfer of players as promulgated by FIFA from time to time.
1. The Sports Medicine Committee shall be comprised of Chairman who shall be a medical doctor and four other members who belong to the medical profession.
2. The duties of the Sports Medicine Committee shall be:-
a) To work as an advisory board on the Executive Committee in all aspects of medicine, physiology and hygiene.
b) to exploit the scientific knowledge in the field of physiology, medical control, theory of training psychology and hygiene;
c) to prepare memoranda concerning sports medical services for football players;
d) to prepare memoranda for special sports medical control of leading players in order to increase their general athletic ability, physical fitness and performance capacity;
e) to prepare memoranda concerning physical preparation of football players, treatment of minor injuries, etc. for trainers and coaches;
f) to prepare memoranda concerning questions of diet and nourishment of football players;
g) to prepare memoranda concerning hygiene (including alcohol, nicotine, smoking,, drugs and doping);
h) to prepare instructions concerning medical service at international matches and tournaments;
i) To form a group of specialties who from time to time, and according to necessity, may be invited to take part in courses and/or meetings organized by the Medical Committee.