The Confederation of African Football has announced the start of the Contract with Africa phase 3 Financial Assistance Program (CAFAP) which will runs until 2017.
CAF Secretary General, Hicham El Amrani revealed that the amount to be allocated to each National Association eligible for Phase 3 will be USD 125,000 up from the USD 100,000 given during Phase 2. The announcement follows the recent September CAF standing committees and CAF Executive Committee meetings. Each National Association can benefit once from this grant during the 4 year cycle of CAFAP 3
CAFAP’s main objective is to help CAF Member Associations establish long term, innovative, and tangible development projects; targeting the football infrastructures for the benefit of the football players, spectators, and football professionals such as doctors and the members of the media
The beneficiaries of phase 3 are the Member Associations of CAF and to be eligible any national association applying for CAFAP 3 should have one of its teams engaged at least once a year in a continental CAF competition. CAF will financially support projects according to defined Criteria with each project application be evaluated by the administration of CAF and approved by the Executive Committee.
Contract with Africa
The CAF FINANCIAL PROGRAM is guided by “CAF Contract with Africa”, a strategic blueprint development program launched in 2005. Under Contract with Africa, CAF is committed to empower its Member Associations by providing them support through the following three pillars of development namely Grassroots , Human Resources and Infrastructure.