Safa president Dr Danny Jordaan was proud and praised each the platform and Safa?s members for embracing this important instrument for soccer growth. Photograph: Annette van Schalkwyk.
Fifa has confirmed that South African Soccer Federation (Safa’s) official stakeholder registration and competitors system, MYSAFA, is an elite firm world-wide.
In response to Fifa, Safa ranks 15th globally and first in Africa when it comes to complete stakeholders registered. MYSAFA has issued over 320Okay Fifa IDs.
Safa president Dr Danny Jordaan was understandably proud and praised each the platform and Safa’s members for embracing this important instrument for soccer growth.
“It is a validation of our imaginative and prescient 2022 technique to spend money on applied sciences to assist participant, coach and membership growth,” mentioned Jordaan.
“Now we have now gained an necessary benefit over international locations that haven’t recognised the significance of the Fifa 2.zero expertise initiative. I commend the league directors at each degree of our affiliation, particularly our LFAs for his or her laborious work and their embrace of the MYSAFA system.”
Interfaces to WhatsApp for simple entry to competitors information and the South African Dwelling Affairs database for identification verification are distinctive to MYSAFA and have little doubt contributed to the success.
Safa appearing CEO Tebogo Motlanthe was additionally excited to see South Africa within the firm of conventional world soccer powers in a worldwide rating, to not point out its potential impression on participant growth in SA.
“The first beneficiaries of our funding on this expertise will probably be our golf equipment,” mentioned Motlanthe.
“It will pay dividends, actually, within the type of coaching reward claims when gamers flip skilled. Being primary in Africa doubtless signifies that extra rewards will probably be paid to South African golf equipment than in different African member associations, merely due to the standard of our information.
“With all of the challenges we face as a rustic and a sport, no funding supply could be ignored,” mentioned Motlanthe.
With play and league registration on maintain as a result of coronavirus pandemic, focus has shifted to membership registration, an space of equal significance within the allocation of coaching rewards.
LFAs that haven’t already performed so ought to contact MYSAFA assist to request particulars on find out how to register their golf equipment in good standing with Fifa and assign them everlasting Fifa ID numbers.
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