Association football in Cuba

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The sport of association football in the country of Cuba is run by the Asociación de Fútbol de Cuba.[1] The association administers the national football team, as well as the Campeonato Nacional. Football is only the fifth most popular sport in Cuba. Baseball, athletics, basketball and volleyball are all more popular.[2][3][4]

League system[edit]


Level League(s)/Division(s)
1 Campeonato Nacional de Fútbol de Cuba
10 clubs


  1. ^ "Baseball in Their Veins, but a New Ball at Their Feet". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ Rainsford, Sarah. "BBC News - Euro 2012 football fever hits baseball-loving Cuba". Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ Janis Hernandez (14 June 2014). "Soccer Fury in Cuba". havanatimes. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "For Cuban Youth... It's All About Soccer and Soap Operas... And That's a Good Thing | Yoani Sanchez". Retrieved 2014-08-19.