The Subjecting of Non-Salaried Athletes and Sports Executives of the FRMF to the CNSS: New Regulation in Sight
In the heart of the constantly evolving professional sports landscape in Morocco, a new regulation proclaimed by Decree No. 2.22.860 on November 25, 2022 is on the horizon. This regulation, effective from December 1, 2022, focuses on the subjecting of non-salaried athletes and sports executives who operate in the football sector under the auspices of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) to the National Social Security Fund (CNSS). The primary goal of this initiative is to establish a clear and equitable legal framework for these stakeholders, including their affiliation with the CNSS.
Context and Challenges
Amid the growing professionalization of sports in Morocco, Decree No. 2.22.860 addresses the need to establish a robust regulatory infrastructure to protect and oversee non-salaried athletes and sports executives. Specifically, those operating in the realm of football, the country’s most popular sport, are affected by this regulation.
Obligations towards CNSS for Football Anonymous Societies
Football anonymous societies, as professional entities managing sports clubs, are now required to comply with CNSS regulations concerning non-salaried athletes and sports executives operating under their banner. This step has been taken to ensure better social protection and greater transparency within the sports industry.
Decree No. 2.22.860 of November 25, 2022 marks a significant stride towards enhancing social protection for non-salaried athletes and sports executives in Morocco’s football sector. For football anonymous societies, adhering to this regulation is a vital obligation to ensure the rights and well-being of their stakeholders. By complying with CNSS, these entities contribute to the development of a stronger and more responsible sports ecosystem.