Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA; Chinese: 中華民國足球協會; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Zúqiú Xiéhuì) is the governing body for football in the Republic of China. Its official name in Chinese is the Football Association of the Republic of China, but it is billed as the Chinese Taipei Football Association abroad and uses the English initials on its badge (see Chinese Taipei for details of the issues related to the use of sporting names in the Republic of China).
1954: Admitted to FIFA as the China National Football Association (Chinese: 中國足球協會).
1954: Formed and entered the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) as a founding member with various other Asian countries. At that time, the name of the governing body was Republic of China Football Council (Chinese: 中華民國足球委員會).
1973: Changed the name of the governing body to the Republic of China Football Association (Chinese: 中華民國足球協會).