How to register a player on MySafa Online

MySAFA is a revolutionary online platform that streamlines the registration of players competing in the South African Football Association league system.

If your club has acquired new players, registering them on MySafa will help to get them approved and have their player cards printed.

To register a player on MySafa Online, you must pay the registration fee for the player you’re registering.

Below is a detailed look at the registration process, covering everything from the requirements to the step-by-step registration process.

Requirements for registering a player on MySafa

Before registering a player on MySafa, you must meet several requirements. These include:

  • The player must be registered at the club level first.
  • The club registration must include terms and conditions agreed between the player, parent, and the club.
  • The player being registered must have a valid South African ID. Alternatively, you can use the MySafa player ID for players who were previously registered.
  • The player being registered must have the necessary documents – a copy of the ID and a recent colour passport photo.

In addition to these requirements, the club must pay the registration fee for the player you are registering. The registration fees for different leagues are as follows:

  • R10 per player for LFA U10 leagues and below.
  • R15 per player for LFAU11 to LFAU18 leagues.
  • R25 per player for LFAU19 and senior leagues.
  • R25 per player for regional, provincial, and national leagues.
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How to register a player on MySafa Online

 The club must pay the registration fee for the player you are registering
 The club must pay the registration fee for the player you are registering. Image:

To register a player on MySAFA, follow the steps below:

  • Visit the MySAFA website on your computer browser.
  • Enter your email address and password to log into your account. Note: If you don’t have a MySafa account, contact for help opening one.
  • Once signed into your account, go to the left-hand navigation panel and click “Register club player.”
  • Choose the league where you want to register the player. Note: After selecting the league, the system will indicate the fee for completing the registration. Make the payment.
  • Select the club for which you want to register your player. Note: Your club should already be listed on MySafa.
  • Enter the player’s ID number or MySafa ID. If the player does not have a valid national ID, the SAFA international department must clear them before you can complete the registration.
  • Go to Next and complete the MySafa player profile by uploading the player’s photo and entering their phone number.
  • Click Next and upload the required documents. These include a copy of the player’s ID, the MySafa player registration form (signed by a parent or guardian), and the medical form (signed by a doctor).
  • Click Next to proceed to the confirmation page. Review the player details, accept the Terms & Conditions, and click Confirm to submit the registration.

After submitting the registration, you will be returned to step No. 6, where you can enter the next player to register.

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Alternatively, you can exit the registration platform and start afresh to register a player in a different league or club.

Benefits of registering players on MySafa

MySAFA reduces a club's administrative hassles
MySAFA reduces a club’s administrative hassles. Image:

There are several benefits to registering a player on MySafa. The top ones include:

1. An efficient administrative platform

MySAFA reduces a club’s administrative hassles, providing a smooth experience for the club and players.

2. Early identification of talent

SAFA can easily track registered players, allowing for early naturing of talent.

3. Preventing age cheating and identity fraud

MySafa platform is linked with South Africa’s Home Affairs database. Therefore, this helps prevent age-cheating and identity fraud, as the player’s information can be easily tracked.

4. Prevent transfer compensation disputes

You can easily track a player’s club history when they’re registered with MySafa. Therefore, the MySafa verification system can be used to settle transfer compensation disputes between clubs.

5. Preventing cross-registration and player poaching

Once registered on MySafa, a player cannot register for another SAFA club or league unless they have officially transferred.

Therefore, the platform helps prevent player poaching or a situation in which a player registers for two clubs.

Have you managed to register a player on MySafa Online? Let us know if you have any questions or comments on the registration process.


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