Union of Arab Football Associations

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UAFA
Union of Arab Football Associations
الإتــحــاد الــعــربــي لــكــرة الــقــدم
Union des associations de football arabe
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  AFC members
  CAF members
Formation 1974
Type Sports organization
Headquarters Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Membership
Official language Arabic, English and French
President Algeria Mohamed Raouraoua
Website http://www.uafaonline.com

Union of Arab Football Associations (Arabic: الاتحاد العربي لكرة القدم‎; French: Union des associations de football arabe), officially abbreviated as UAFA, is the governing body of football in the Arab League.

History[edit]

The Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) was established in 1974 in Tripoli, Libya. In 1976, a general assembly was held in Damascus, Syria, and the football association headquarters were transferred to their present seat in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Presidents[edit]

Mohamed Raouraoua is announced a new president of UAFA.[1]

Current members[edit]

All members from the Asian Football Confederation are also members of the West Asian Football Federation.

Country Confederation Sub-confederation Year
 Algeria CAF UNAF 1974
 Bahrain AFC WAFF 1976
 Comoros CAF COSAFA 2003
 Djibouti CAF CECAFA 1998
 Egypt CAF UNAF 1974
 Iraq AFC WAFF 1974
 Jordan AFC WAFF 1974
 Kuwait AFC WAFF 1976
 Lebanon AFC WAFF 1978
 Libya CAF UNAF 1974
 Mauritania CAF WAFU 1989
 Morocco CAF UNAF 1976
 Oman AFC WAFF 1978
 Palestine AFC WAFF 1974
 Qatar AFC WAFF 1976
 Saudi Arabia AFC WAFF 1974
 Somalia CAF CECAFA 1974
 Sudan CAF CECAFA 1978
 Syria AFC WAFF 1974
 Tunisia CAF UNAF 1976
 United Arab Emirates AFC WAFF 1974
 Yemen AFC WAFF 1978

International Competitions participation[edit]

FIFA World Cup participation[edit]

Team Uruguay
1930
Italy
1934
France
1938
Brazil
1950
Switzerland
1954
Sweden
1958
Chile
1962
England
1966
Mexico
1970
West Germany
1974
Argentina
1978
Spain
1982
Mexico
1986
Italy
1990
United States
1994
France
1998
South KoreaJapan
2002
Germany
2006
South Africa
2010
Brazil
2014
Total inclusive
WC Qual.
 Saudi Arabia R16 GS GS GS 4 9
 Algeria GS GS GS R16 4 12
 Morocco GS R16 GS GS 4 13
 Tunisia GS GS GS GS 4 13
 Egypt 1R GS 2 13
 UA Emirates GS 1 8
 Iraq GS 1 9
 Kuwait GS 1 10
Total 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 21
Legend

FIFA Confederations Cup participation[edit]

Team Saudi Arabia
1992
Saudi Arabia
1995
Saudi Arabia
1997
Mexico
1999
South Korea
Japan
2001
France
2003
Germany
2005
South Africa
2009
Brazil
2013
Years
 Saudi Arabia 2nd GS GS 4th 4
 Egypt GS GS 2
 Iraq GS 1
 Tunisia GS 1
 UA Emirates GS 1
Total 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 2 0

Summer Olympics participation[edit]

Nation France
1900
United States
1904
United Kingdom
1908
Sweden
1912
Belgium
1920
France
1924
Netherlands
1928
Germany
1936
United Kingdom
1948
Finland
1952
Australia
1956
Italy
1960
Japan
1964
Mexico
1968
Germany
1972
Canada
1976
Soviet Union
1980
United States
1984
South Korea
1988
Spain
1992
United States
1996
Australia
2000
Greece
2004
China
2008
United Kingdom
2012
Total
Egypt QF 4th 4th QF QF 11
Morocco QF 7
 Iraq QF 4th 4
Tunisia 4
 Kuwait QF 3
 Qatar QF 2
 Saudi Arabia 2
Algeria QF 1
Sudan 1
 Syria 1
 UA Emirates 1
Total 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 0 4 5 2 4 2 2 3 0 3 37

Competitions[edit]

National

Youth

Clubs

Regional

Rankings[edit]

Union of Arab Football Assosciation Awards[edit]

The UAFA Awards is an awards evening held to honour the best Arab association football players. It is conferred by UAFA.

2013 Union of Arab Football Assosciation Awards[edit]

UAFA Legend Award[edit]

Mohamed Aboutrika  Egypt Egypt Al Ahly

UAFA Best player[edit]

Mohamed Salah  Egypt Switzerland FC Basel

UAFA Best Coach[edit]

Mohamed Youssef  Egypt Egypt Al Ahly

UAFA Best Under 23 Player[edit]

Zakaria Labyad  Morocco Portugal Sporting CP

UAFA Best Under 20 Player[edit]

Sherif Ibrahim  Egypt Spain RCD Espanyol B

UAFA Best Under 17 Player[edit]

Mohamed El Bouazzati  Morocco Germany Borussia Dortmund

UAFA Golden Boy Award[edit]

1st Place- Sherif Ibrahim  Egypt Spain RCD Espanyol B

2nd Place- Younes Bnou Marzouk  Morocco Italy Juventus

3rd Place- Mohamed El Bouazzati  Morocco Germany Borussia Dortmund

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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