Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the FA, Premier League, EFL and Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have collectively agreed to postpone the professional game and all competitions in England until 30 April at the earliest. This includes those participating in the EFL Community and Education Football Alliance League.
Leagues will not recommence until 30 April at the earliest and will only do so when it is safe and conditions allow.
A further update will be provided in due course.
The Community & Education Football Alliance (CEFA) is a football competition run for EFL Club Community Organisations, featuring teams representing Premier League and EFL Clubs across the country.
It is the only competition for EFL Club Community Organisations with club names, official kits and associated club support.
Eligible for both men and women, the league offers playing opportunities for young people of all abilities, as well as the opportunity to play football in a league competition governed professionally by the EFL. The competition also has both separate Men and Women’s Regional & National Cup competition.
Any player registered on a post-16 education course with their Club Community Organisation is eligible to play in the CEFA league.
The competition is aimed at providing competitive playing opportunities for young people with a passion for football as well as help them achieve their education goals, through football.
For more information on the Community & Education Football Alliance, please email CEFA@efl.com