Afghanistan Football Federation

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Afghanistan Football Federation
AFC
Founded 1922[1]
FIFA affiliation 1948
AFC affiliation 1954
President Karim Keramuddin

The Afghanistan Football Federation is the governing body of football in Afghanistan, controlling the Afghanistan national football team. It was founded in 1922 and has been a member of FIFA since 1948 and the Asian Football Confederation since 1954. It has been much more active since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.

The Afghanistan national football team won the 2013 South Asian Football Federation Championship, which was their first ever international football trophy. In the beginning of the year 2014, at the FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony, the Afghanistan Football Federation was awarded the FIFA Fair Play Award for 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Qadiry, Tahir. "BBC News - Roshan Afghan Premier League a hit with fans". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-09-24. 
  2. ^ "FIFA Awards Afghanistan 'Fair Play Award For 2013'". Rferl.org. 2014-01-14. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 

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