Upcoming Events

March & April 2017

D License 24, 25,26,31 March 1 & 2 April
4,5,11 & 12 March
Rygersdal FC, Cape Town Dumani Tyokile 021 6372312
D License 24, 25,26,31 March 1 & 2 April MPFD LFA, Cape Town Dumani Tyokile 021 6372312
D License 31 March – 4 April Northern Suburbs, Cape Town Dumani Tyokile 021 637 2312
D License 3 – 12 Mar SAFA Harry Gwala Nqobile Majola 083 8435275
D License 25, 26 March, 1,2, & April Northern Areas LFA, Port Elizabeth Shadia George 041 4525545
D License 3 – 7 April Platinum Stars Academy, Rustenburg Kagiso Marumo 014 5734700
C License, Phase 1 3 – 7 April Tsantsabane LFA, Postmasburg Nico Langeveldt 060 9116476
D License 3 – 7 April Cape Town City FC Dumani Tyokile 021 6372312
D License 15-17, 22 & 23 April CAMISSA Sport Academy, Cape Town Dumani Tyokile 021 6372312
C License, Phase 1 26 – 30 April SAFA Eden, George Loyiso Shoto 044 8732010/078 4802767

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
Email: coachingadmin@safa.net

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.