The EFA offers numerous educational courses under the following disciplines:
Under the coaching discipline, the following courses are offered:
1. EFA License D
2. CAF License C
3. CAF License B
4. EFA Coaching Diploma
5. CAF License A
6. EFA Advance Diploma
7. CAF Pro License
Under the administration discipline, the following courses are offered:
1.Basic Administration Course
2.Intermediate Administration Course
Under the refereeing discipline, the following courses are offered:
1.Basic Refereeing Course
2.Intermediate Refereeing Course
3.Advance Refereeing Course
Under the medicine discipline, the following course is offered.
1. Basic Medicine
Futsal is a fast-paced 5-a-side soccer game that is widely played across the world and is officially recognized by FIFA. While it is a sport in its own right, Futsal does not compete with mainstream football, but serves to support it. Futsal is widely considered a valuable tool in the development of young players to assist them in becoming more technically proficient. The EFA endorses it as a key part of appropriate training philosophy.
The style of Futsal fosters key skills and techniques that are all directly transferable to the 11-a-side game while also incorporating the principles of attack and defence. Through Futsal, players have increased opportunity for:
Additionally, Futsal is primarily an indoor sport so players can continue their development when outdoor surfaces are not available due to poor weather conditions. Futsal is a great opportunity for players of 16 and above years old to play in a recognized form of 5-a-side with a pathway to play in recreational, regional, nation and international competitions in the future.
Grassroots Football Development Programme is football for all (i.e. football for everyone, by everyone, everywhere). It targets both boys and girls aged 6-12 years old through schools, communities and club initiatives. The key concept of this football development programme is to bring together as many people as possible through football. the grassroots football development programme advocates exchange and sharing of human values and, of course, promotes the pleasure of practising our marvelous sport.
Of course not all young players will become the stars of the future and they do not all have the skills required to become professional players. So intensive training sessions and complicated tactics are not appropriate. The essential elements of grassroots football are relationships, team spirit and fun. This football development programme offers everyone the chance to play football, without discrimination and without the need for major infrastructures. It involves all stakeholders of the EFA which includes Government, Non Government Organizations, Communities and Schools just to mention a few.
To create an efficient technical development structure and efficient technical development programmes which will be a base for the identification, nurturing and continuous production and improvement or upgrade of technical personnel to elite levels.
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.