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Youth Football Committee

1. The Youth Football Committee shall consist of a Chairman and four other members.

2. The Youth Football Committee shall:

a) Organize youth football competitions and deal with all matters relating to youth football.

Women's Football Committee

1. The Women Football Committee shall consist of a Chairman and four committee members.

2. The Women's Football Committee shall:

a) Organize women's football competitions and deal with all matters relating to women's football.

b) Promote, control and regulate the game of women's football in the country in accordance with the Laws of the Game.

c) Control women's football by taking steps as shall be deemed necessary or advisable for preventing infringements of the Statutes, rules and regulations.

d) Assist in the development of women's football throughout the country.

e) Advise and help the executive committee to establish women's competitions in the country.

f) Propose to the executive committee any measures deemed necessary to promote the development of women football within the EFA.

Legal Committee

1. The Legal Committee shall consist of a Chairman and four other members:

2. The Legal Committee shall:

a) Analyze basic legal issues relating to football and the evolution of the Statutes and regulations of the EFA and its Members.

b) To consider the constitution, Rules and Regulations of the EFA and its members on an ongoing basis and make recommendations to the Executive Committee or any proposal amendments thereto.

Referee's Committee

1. The Referees Committee shall be comprise of a chairman and four (4) other members who shall be experienced former officials.

2. The Referees Committee shall:

a)Implement the Laws of the Game.

b) Propose to the Executive Committee the alterations to the Laws of the Game to be submitted to FIFA for discussion in the International Football       Association Board.

c) Compile a list of referees qualified to control local and international matches.

d) Establish in as far as possible uniformity in methods of refereeing and application of the Laws of the game.

e) Organize local and international courses for referees and facilitate for the promotion and/or demotion to the various regional and national leagues.

f)  Appoint the referees listed in 41(iii) (c) above to conduct matches organized by members of the Football Association.

g) Ensure that each Regional Football Association has a properly constituted Regional Referees Committee, and to ascertain that these committees    function properly.

3. Members of the referees committee may be appointed to act as local match commissioners or assessors.

The Referees Committee shall determine its procedures in the exercise of its powers and duties.

Technical & Development Committee

1. The Technical and Development Committee shall consist of a Chairman and four other members.

2. The Technical and Development Committee shall:

a) Primarily analyze the basic aspects of football training and technical development and advance the training methods of the football teams;

b) improve the qualifications of the trainers and coaches;

c) resolve questions on theory and practice;

d) examine and generalize the experience in teaching football;

e) organize courses and conferences for instructors, trainers, coaches and administrators in conjunction with FIFA, CAF or COSAFA

f) Recommend coaches and trainers for posts under the jurisdiction of the Association when requested to do so.

g)Examine the availability of and provide where possible suitable football field.

Organizing Committee For EFA Competitions

1. The Organizing Committee for the EFA competitions shall comprise of a chairman and four (4) other members

2. The Organizing Committee for the EFA competitions shall:

a) Organize the competitions of the EFA in compliance with the provisions of these Statutes and the regulations applicable to the EFA competitions;

b) Develop Rules and Regulations for each tournament which is approved by the Executive Committee;

c) Notify the Executive Committee of any meeting it intends to hold with clubs;

d) Enforce its Rules and Regulations;

e) Fixture clubs in football competitions;

f) Establish procedures for the above.

Internal Audit Committe

1. The Internal Audit Committee shall consist of a Chairman and four other members.

2. The Internal Audit Committee shall:

a) Ensure the completeness and reliability of the financial accounting of the EFA;

b) Review the external auditors' report at the request of the Executive Committee.

Finance Committee

1.The Finance Committee shall consist of a Chairman and four other members.

2.The Finance Committee shall:

  •  Monitor the financial management and advise the Executive Committee on financial matters and asset management;
  •  Analyze the budget of the NFAS and the financial statements prepared by the General Secretary and then submit them to the Executive Committee for approval.

 

About Us

The Eswatini Football association (EFA) was founded in 1968, the same year when Eswatini gained independence from the British under the Presidency of the late Harry Sibhaha Dlamini. History has it that the country started playing organized league football in 1973.

The EFA thereafter affiliated to the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in 1978. The association eventually affiliated to the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) in 1983 where Eswatini was one of the founding members.

In 2000, under the Presidency of Mr Adam Mthethwa, the EFA hired a full-time Chief Executive Officer/ General Secretary to head the Secretariat of the association.

The History of the Presidency of the association appears as follows:

The History of the Presidency of the association appears as follows:

2005 – Current
2004 – 2005
2001 – 2004
1993 – 2001

Mr Adam Mthethwa

It is worth mentioning that the EFAS affiliated to COSAFA in 1993 during his presidency. It is also during this period that the EFAS hired a Chief Executive Officer/General Secretary for the first time, to head the Secretariat of the organization.
1991 – 1993
1987 – 1991
1985 – 1987
1980 – 1985
1976 – 1980

Mr Juling Magagula

It is worth mentioning that the NFAS affiliated to both CAF and FIFA during his term in 1978.

Under 15 & 13

The U15 Men’s National team normally competes in tournaments within the COSAFA Region. The technical bench of the U15 national team comprises of Sifiso Dlamini (Head Coach), Xolani Sigudla (Assistant Coach), Nyama Shongwe (Fitness Coach) and Lucky Masuku (Goalkeeper Coach).

The U13 Men’s National Team normally competes in tournaments within the COSAFA Region. This national team acts as the entry point for players in as far as the international football is concerned. Most of the U13 national team players come from the Build it U13 Football development Programme. The technical bench of the U13 national team comprises of Bongani Makhanya (Head Coach), Lwazi Simelane (Assistant Coach), Percy Simelane (Goalkeeper Coach) and Sibusiso Fakudze (Fitness Coach).

 

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