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The future of African club football - CAF Club Licensing System and Stadiums Regulations

Monday, 12 December 2022

In July 2022, after a delay due the pandemic, the CAF Executive Committee adopted a new regulatory framework for the CAF Club Licensing System and Stadiums framework. The new regulations are the first major reform of CAF's club licensing system and stadiums since first introduced in 2012, which include regulations on men's club licensing, women's club licensing and stadium regulations.


Farai Razano, Attorney, Razano Attorneys


Brian Wesaala, Founder & Project Leader, Football Foundation for Africa


Abdallah Shehata, Attorney at Law, Sportiva Law


Muhammad Sidat, Head of Professional Football, Confederation of African Football


Cynthia Mumbo, Founder & CEO, Sports Connect Africa


Khayran Noor, Program Director, LawInSport


Sean Cottrell, CEO, LawInSport


In this webinar, our expert panel of speakers discuss:

  • The major changes and reforms adopted

  • How CAF plans to manage and oversee the implementation of the regulations

  • Do clubs have the resources to comply with the regulations?

  • The impact on African football

  • Implementation strategies to be adopted by clubs

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