Monday, 08 June 2020

In its endeavor to beef up its governance and administration, the Executive Committee of the National Football Supporters’ Association (NAFSA) has decided to appoint Ms Siyabulela Loyilane as the organization’s Acting Chief Executive Officer effective 08 June 2020.

Ms Loyilane is not new in football administration. She has various leadership positions as either an Advisor, Director and Head of Secretariat responsible for governance, fundraising and general administration.

“We are proud to announce this historic appointment. It happens at a time when we need to strengthen our governance and general administration. In the football industry, Ms Loyilane will be the first young black woman to run an organization as strategic as NAFSA. Ms Loyilane is also a football schollar and is pursuing a Masters Degree in Football and Business Management in Barcelona, Spain. She has been assigned to work on very important tasks of ensuring that all NAFSA structures, from branch to the National Executive Committee, operate within the prescripts of the Constitution, best practices of corporate governance while setting up the administration structures of NAFSA. Building up to the first Annual General Meeting (AGM) which is scheduled to take place in six months, Ms Loyilane is also expected to set up mechanisms for fundraising and effective stakeholder communication with a particular focus on social media and digital communications. We would like to wish her success in her new role in football,” says Siyabulela Makunga, Founding Secretary of NAFSA.

NAFSA is a voluntary and independent organization whose aim is to mobilize football supporters to rally behind football while playing a meaningful role in the development and transformation of football.

Issued by NAFSA Spokesperson,
Thabo Masombuka @0767469741