• To establish a grassroots football unit within the technical department of the member association
  • To set specific objectives on the following subjects:

– Grassroots football
– Schools football
– Football in communities
– Training coach-educators
– Organising matches, competitions and festivals


  • To prepare a detailed plan for development at local, regional and national levels 

Objectives to be achieved (3 years)

  • Increase participation (6-12 year-olds/boys and girls)
  • Improve the standards of coach-educators and increase the number of training courses
  • Organise more festivals and tournaments (various formats adapted to the circumstances)
  • Improve communication and develop relations with partners, improve sports facilities
  • Encourage the teachers, volunteers and parents who become involved
  • Establish a professional unit for the development of grassroots football within the technical department
  • Sign agreements with ministries, primarily the Ministry of Education 

Setting up a three-year development plan

ObjectivesYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 3 (li)
StructureSet up:   
  • a grassroots football
    development unit;
  • a management
  • a grassroots football
    department in each
  • links with communities
Establish a well-
organised grassroots
football department
within the technical
department of the
member association.
Employ qualified
personnel (e.g.
local coordinators,
grassroots football
manager, etc.) Participation
Launch pilot programme
in primary schools