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 languages Arabic, English and French
President Saudi Arabia Nawaf bin Faisal
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.

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

Current members[edit]

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

Country Confederation Sub-confederation Year Governing body National team captain
 Algeria CAF UNAF 1974 Fédération Algérienne de Football Medhi Lacen
 Bahrain AFC WAFF 1976 Bahrain Football Association Mohamed Husain
 Comoros CAF COSAFA 2003 Fédération Comorienne de Football Unknown
 Djibouti CAF CECAFA 1998 Fédération Djiboutienne de Football Mohamed Meraneh
 Egypt CAF UNAF 1974 Egyptian Football Association Ahmed Hassan
 Iraq AFC WAFF 1974 Iraq Football Association Noor Sabri
 Jordan AFC WAFF 1974 Jordan Football Association Amer Deeb
 Kuwait AFC WAFF 1976 Kuwait Football Association Nawaf Al Khaldi
 Lebanon AFC WAFF 1978 Fédération Libanaise de Football Association Youssef Mohamad
 Libya CAF UNAF 1974 Libyan Football Federation Ahmed Saad Osman
 Mauritania CAF WAFU 1989 Fédération de Football de la Républic Islamique de Mauritanie Unknown
 Morocco CAF UNAF 1976 Fédération Royale Marocaine de Football Nadir Lamyaghri
 Oman AFC WAFF 1978 Oman Football Association Ali Al-Habsi
 Palestine AFC WAFF 1974 Palestinian Football Association Ramzi Saleh
 Qatar AFC WAFF 1976 Qatar Football Association Wesam Rizik
 Saudi Arabia AFC WAFF 1974 Saudi Arabia Football Federation Saud Kariri
 Somalia CAF CECAFA 1974 Somali Football Federation Yasin Ali
 Sudan CAF CECAFA 1978 Sudan Football Association Haitham Mustafa
 Syria AFC WAFF 1974 Syrian Football Association Mosab Balhous
 Tunisia CAF UNAF 1976 Tunisian Football Federation Aymen Mathlouthi
 United Arab Emirates AFC WAFF 1974 United Arab Emirates Football Association Ali Khasif
 Yemen AFC WAFF 1978 Yemen Football Association Salem Saeed

International Competitions participation[edit]

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

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.
 Algeria GS GS GS q 4 12
 Morocco GS R16 GS GS 4 13
 Saudi Arabia R16 GS GS GS 4 9
 Tunisia GS GS GS GS 4 13
 Egypt 1R GS 2 13
 Iraq GS 1 9
 Kuwait GS 1 10
 UA Emirates GS 1 8
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

Competitions[edit]

National

Youth

Clubs

Regional

Rankings[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]