Bahrain Football Association

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Bahrain Football Association
الاتحاد البحريني لكرة القدم
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SportFootball
Futsal
Beach football
JurisdictionBahrain
AbbreviationBFA
Founded1957 (1957)
AffiliationFIFA (1968)
AFC (1969)
UAFA (1976)
WAFF (2010)
AGCFF (2016)
PresidentSheikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Official website
bfa.bh
Bahrain

The Bahrain Football Association (Arabic: الاتحاد البحريني لكرة القدم‎) is the governing body of football in Bahrain, and controls the Bahrain national football team. It was founded in 1957, and has been a member of FIFA since 1968. It is a member of the Asian Football Confederation.

Office-holders and officials[edit]

Name Position Source
Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa President [1]
Ali Ahmed Al Bouainain Vice President [2]
Sheikh Khaled Al Khalifa 2nd Vice President [3]
Ebrahim Saad Al Bouainain General Secretary [4]
Arif Al Abbasi Treasurer [5]
n/a Technical Director
Czech Republic Miroslav Soukup Team Coach (Men's) [6]
Bahrain Khalid Al Harban Team Coach (Women's) [7]
n/a Media/Communications Manager
Alef Al Mannai Futsal Coordinator [8]
Bahrain Jasim Karim Referee Coordinator [9]

The Association's President is Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa. The Vice-President is Sheikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa.

The General Secretary is Ebrahim Saad Al Buainain.

The National Men's Team Coach is Miroslav Soukop (Czech Republic) and the Women's Team Coach is Khaled Al-Harban.[10]

Address and website[edit]

Bahrain Football Association

Bahrain National Stadium, P.O. Box 5464, MANAMA, Bahrain

Tel.: +973/17 689 569

Fax: +973/17 781 188

Official website: http://www.bfa.bh/[11]

Controversies[edit]

In November 2017, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain pulled out of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup due to the 2017 Qatar diplomatic crisis.[12]

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