The South African Football Association (SAFA) will on Monday, 3 October 2016 start a ground-breaking FIFA Youth Development Coaching Course that will be attended by almost all of the Premier Soccer League clubs’ Youth coaches as well as the Association’s Regional coaches.
Head coach of the South African u17 Men’s National Team, Amajimbos, Molefi Ntseki is confident his charges will do well at the BRICS u17 Football Cup which will be played from 5 – 15 October 2016 in Goa, India.
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.