Assessing the effectiveness of football administration in the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema Region
This study was confined to the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema region in the North-West Province. The main objective of the study was to assess and identify the differences good football administration can provide for the development of a region. Football as a game or sport linked to sound administration could make a meaningful contribution to the socio-economic development of a region like the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema. The study mainly focused on affiliated members of the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema region. Football administration is the core business and foundation of South African football which includes players, coaches, management, clubs and organisations. This precisely means that sound administration is key for the advancement of any organisation. The study sought to answer the following research objectives: to investigate whether football administrators in the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema region are competent to run football, to investigate remedies for overcoming challenges affecting football administration in the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema region , to find out the views of key stakeholders (club owners, players, officials and referees) on the service rendered by SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema football administration, and to identify innovative practices and latest resources used for advancement of modern football. The data collected was subjected to quantitative analysis. One hundred questionnaires were distributed and hundred questionnaires (100%) were completed and returned. Simple random sampling technique was employed for data collection. The number of 100 returned questionnaires was deemed sufficient sample size of presentation. The findings of the study revealed that football administrators in the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema are incompetent. These results show that good and well qualified football administrators are needed in the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema region. The results revealed that the SAFA Ngaka Modiri Molema region should review their administrative policy, improve their service by employing competent football administrators and investing in modern technological infrastructure.
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