Federação Pernambucana de Futebol
Federação Pernambucana de Futebol (English: Pernambuco Football Federation), once named Liga Esportiva Pernambucana (English: Pernambucan Sport League), organizes and administrates the Campeonato Pernambucano (English: Pernambucan Football Championship), the Copa Pernambuco (English: Pernambuco Cup) and the Pernambucan Football Championship lower levels).
The original founders of the Federation are:
- Sport Club Flamengo,
- América Futebol Clube (previously known as João de Barros Futebol Clube), and
- Santa Cruz Futebol Clube.
The following clubs also share the status of founders:
- Sport Club do Recife,
- Clube Náutico Capibaribe,
- Ferroviário Esporte Clube do Recife (previously known as Associação Atlética Great-Western, currently known as Clube Ferroviário do Recife),
- Íbis Sport Club, and
- Auto Esporte Clube.
In the Founding Assembly the following sport leagues were present:
- Olindense de Desportos,
- Desportiva Caruaruense,
- Desportiva Garanhuense, and
- Desportiva de Pesqueira.
- Federação Pernambucana de Futebol - Official site of the federation.