The Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria PFAN has commenced its Nationwide Registration Process.
The Membership is open to Eligible interested persons and organizations only ( as described by the Union Membership committee and approved by the president and administrative council) and would be reviewed yearly.
The PFAN membership registration portal will open every year from 1st of January and close 1st of May.
All registrations, Forms and or enquiries should be directed to the Membership committee comprising the offices of the DGS; TREASURER and AGS COMMUNICATIONS.
The following are the membership procedures as approved:
1. Membership shall be open to all registered current footballers, ex- footballers and associate members in Nigeria.
2. Each current, ex footballer and associate member shall register and be a card carrying member.
3. Each current, ex footballer shall pay monthly membership dues fixed by PFAN National Administrative Council NAC to be a finacial up to date member.
4. Each group of current, ex footballers forum/association shall consist of minimum of 25 card carrying and financial up to date members and pay fixed affiliation fees to become registered as an affiliate and a unit in their respective State Chapters .
ELIGIBILITY and PRICE.
a, Membership eligibility shall be minimum of FA/Federations Cup participation or State League
b, Current or Ex Footballers whose status are lower than minimum eligibility requirements, will be regarded as Grassroots/ Recreational footballers and admitted as associate members with rights to hold positions in their unit but has no voting rights and not eligible to contest for the Union positions at the Local Government, State Chapters and National level.
c, Membership enrollment and I’D Card for Ex Footballers and associate members = N3000.
d, Membership enrollment and I’D Card for Amateur and Grassroots Footballers N2000
e, All Current Professional Footballers NPFL and NNL shall pay between 3% – 5% of their monthly salaries as their monthly check off dues through the source as contained in the CBA .
f. All ex professional footballers shall pay N500 monthly dues .
g. Grassroots and Academy players are exempted from monthly dues.
h. All members of the National Administrative Council NAC shall pay a compulsory levy of N1000 monthly.
i, All Current and ex footballers associations/Groups as units with minimum of 25 card carrying members shall register with PFAN at an annual affiliation fees of N20,000.
j. Members of affiliated associations/groups shall have waiver of monthly dues since they pay other levies and dues to their affiliated ex footballers association/ group.
k. All members that have paid N2000 for the NANPF/ NANF ID Cards with proofs/ Members with current ID Cards of the former Unions shall pay N1000 as renewal fees for the PFAN ID cards.