Bahrain Football Association

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Bahrain Football Association
الاتحاد البحريني لكرة القدم
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Sport Football
Beach football
Jurisdiction Bahrain
Abbreviation BFA
Founded 1957 (1957)
Affiliation FIFA (1968)
AFC (1969)
UAFA (1976)
WAFF (2010)
AGCFF (2016)
President Sheikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Official website

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]

The Association's President is Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa. The Vice-President is Sheikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa.

The General Secretary is Abdulrahman Sayyar.

The National Men's Team Coach is Salman Ahmed Sharida and the Women's Team Coach is Khaled Al-Harban.[1]

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:[1]


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.[2]

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