Lebanon Football Association

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Lebanon Football Association
Lebanon FA (logo).png
Founded March 22, 1933; 85 years ago (1933-03-22)[1]
FIFA affiliation 1936
AFC affiliation 1964
President Hachem Haidar
Website www.lebanesefootballassociation.com

The Lebanese Football Association[2] (Arabic: الاتحاد اللبناني لكرة القدم‎; French: Association Libanaise de Football) is the governing body of football in Lebanon.[3]

History and profile

The Association was established in 1933[4] and became a member of the FIFA in 1936.[5]

It is part of the Asian Football Confederation.[5] It organizes the Lebanon national football team, the Lebanon women's national football team, the Lebanon national under-23 football team, the Lebanon national under-20 football team, the Lebanon national under-17 football team and the Lebanon national futsal team.[6]

See also


  1. ^ The A-Z of Asian Football 97-98; 1997 Asian Football Confederation
  2. ^ U-17 starlets boosting Lebanese women's game fifa.com
  3. ^ "الاتحاد اللبناني لكرة القدم". lebanesefootballassociation.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 2017-04-24.
  4. ^ Sulayem, Mohammed Ben; O'Connor, Sean; Hassan, David (2013-04-12). Sport Management in the Middle East: A Case Study Analysis. Routledge. ISBN 9781136476464.
  5. ^ a b "Lebanon". National Football Teams. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  6. ^ "National Team Helps Bring Lebanon Together". The New York Times. Retrieved 2 December 2013.

External links

  • Official website
  • FIFA website
  • Lebanon at AFC site

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