The Course itself took place during the weekends of the 19 – 20, 26 – 27 November and the Festival on the 03rd Dec 2016 at Laerskool Atok Stadium. Sekhukhune Region organized the above course for Bokone Platinum Mine and Fetakgomo LFA.

  1. Grassroots Developmental Programme
  2. 45 participants
  3. 171 children for the festival
  4. Age Group : 06 – 12 Years

We would like to extend your gratitude and thank the Bokone Platinum Mine together with Fetakgomo Local Football Association (LFA), SAFA Sekhukhune Region, for their support.

Upcoming Events

February & March 2017

C License 25 - 15 Feb SAB League  
D License 11,12,18,19 & 25 Feb Rand Central LFA Jimmy Bakos 011 782 5679
D License 11,12,18,19 & 25 Feb SAFA Sekhukhune M.J Thipane 060 436 5791
082 818 3279
c License 11,12,18,19 & 25 Feb
4,5,11 & 12 Mar
Rand Central LFA Jimmy Bakos 011 782 5679
c License 3 - 12 March First National Rangers LFA Sharon Paulse 021 637 2312
D License, Phase 1 31 Mar - 4 Apr SAFA Harry Gwala Nqobile Majola 083 843 5275

Coaching Events

SAFA –CAF A License Coaching Course

The SAFA Coaching Education will be conducting a CAF A License Coaching Course:

  • Phase 1: 5th – 14th December 2016 in Johannesburg
  • Phase 2: 20th – 29th January 2017
  • Phase 3: March 2017
Entry requirements for the course are:
  • SAFA Level 1 or CAF B License Coaching Certificate holder for more than 2 years old
  • International coaching qualifications will only be considered if it is equivalent to official UEFA B Licence and approved by the SAFA National Office
Application requirements:
  • CV including all contact details – mobile number, fax, e-mail (maximum 2 pages)
  • Coaching Activity report with proof of last team/club/school coached (maximum 2 pages)
  • Copy of SAFA Level 1 or CAF B Certificate
  • Application/Motivation letter (maximum 1 page)
  • One letter of reference signed by the Director of the Club and his contact details (maximum 1 page)
Additional requirements:
  • Commitment Course fee of R 7000.00 (non refundable) is payable if the applicant is accepted.
  • SAFA will be responsible for accommodation and meals for the entire course.
  • Participants should make their own travelling arrangements.

All interested coaches should send their applications by e-mail or fax by no later than 18th November 2016


Ms. Christina Phafane
Fax no.: 086 6807917

Please note:
Late and incomplete applications as well as applications exceeding 12 pages will not be considered.

The SAFA Coaching Education Department will not enter into discussions relating to the course application.

Coaching Courses

SAFA has currently a Coaching Education System in place with 5 different levels:

  • SAFA D License (Grassroots) -5 days
  • CAF/SAFA C License (Introductory) -10 days
  • CAF/SAFA B License (Level 1)-20 days
  • CAF/SAFA A License (Level 2) -; 30 days
  • Professional License (Level 3) - 70 days

In general SAFA publicise all B License or higher courses on our website. D & C License courses are usually organised by the Regional FA's, sometimes in co-operation with municipalities, etc.  SAFA only facilitate and supervise these courses as necessary.

Please contact your Regional Association for more details on D and C License courses.

Governance of the Coach Education Structure

As part of its Vision 2022 plan, the Association has streamlined its governance structures, combining several Standing Committees into clusters to ensure better coordination and oversight of its programmes. The SAFA Technical Committee oversees the SAFA Coach Education Programme and is part of the football and technical cluster of committees that includes the SAFA Technical Committee, the SAFA Referees Committee and the SAFA Medical Committee.

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