About Football Development

In line with the CAF Contract with Africa, the Football Development Division is responsible for a wide spectrum of Technical and Educational issues in the entire African continent, focusing on Men’s, Women’s and Futsal football development.

The Division has four (4) distinct areas of focus:

1. Coach education, development and licensing
2. Refereeing education and development
3. Provision of best practices and strategic planning within the administration of CAF affiliated members
4. Sports Medicine development and research

The division aims to develop more qualified Instructors by conducting seminars, courses and other programs in conjunction with CAF Member Associations to ensure the transfer of knowledge advocated by the CAF Contract with Africa. Instructors are appointed to the relevant fields of football that the Division covers, ensuring a continuous quality educational scheme.

The Division also engages with multiple partnerships to enhance the organization and contents provided. Such partners include but are not limited to FIFA, UEFA and the English Football Association.

On the other hand, aware of its responsibility to support the United Nations system, the Confederation signed as well memorandum of understanding with the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in 2008 and other agencies to use football as a tool for the promotion of peace, solidarity and education throughout Africa. More information can be found under the “Social Responsibility” section of this website.

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Accreditation for the Draw of Final Tournament of Total CHAN Morocco 2018

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19 October 2017

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) announces that the media accreditation process for the draw of the final tournament of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Morocco 2018 opens from Thursday, 19 October 2017 to Wednesda ...

Put: We can get a result in Morocco

Put: We can get a result in Mor ...

19 October 2017

Duels between North African teams traditionally generate great excitement and enthusiasm from players and fans, and the first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League semi-final between USM Alger (Algeria) and Wydad Casablanca (Morocco) was no ...

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Refereeing

Refereeing

Refereeing education and development

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Coaching

Coach Education, development and licensing

Club licensing

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Club licensing

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Education Of...

Provision of best practices and strategic planning within the administration of ...