IFCPF seeks football 7-a-side athlete representative

Representative share an athlete's perspective and voicing ideas and feedback in the sport. 20 Jul 2015

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By International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football

The International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF) is seeking to appoint an athlete representative to serve on its Board of Directors until its first General Assembly.

As part of the on-going growth and development of the IFCPF, which took over governance of cerebral palsy football from 1 January 2015, an athlete representative will be key in sharing an athlete's perspective and voicing the ideas and feedback for the future development of the sport.

To be eligible for election, an individual must be a recently retired athlete, having competed internationally in the last four years in football 7-a-side (CP football), preferably at the World Championships, regional championships and/or the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Candidates should have strong qualities of leadership, accomplishment, knowledge and respect, both on and off the field. IFCPF particularly welcomes candidates with experience in and commitment to the advocacy of athlete-related issues.

Nomination forms must be completed in full and can be found on the IFCPF’s website. Also please visit the IFCPF’s website for specifications on nomination forms.

If appointed, representatives are expected to devote the necessary time required to fulfil the work of IFCPF and to attend relevant activities.

As the working language of IFCPF is English, nominees should have a good working knowledge of English in order to be a valuable contributor to discussions. Members who do not speak English are welcome on the Council, but the costs of translator expenses are the responsibility of the nominating member.

The nomination forms should be returned no later than Friday, 31 July 2015, 00:00 CET by email to [email protected] Please note that late nominations or incomplete forms will not be accepted.

For complete information on the search for a cp football athlete representative, please visit the IFCPF’s website.