Federação Pernambucana de Futebol
|Formation||July 16, 1915|
|Type||List of international sport federations|
|Headquarters||Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil|
The Federação Pernambucana de Futebol (English: Pernambuco Football Federation), once named Liga Esportiva Pernambucana (English: Pernambucan Sport League), also known by the acronym FPF, organizes and administrates the Campeonato Pernambucano (English: Pernambucan Football Championship), the Copa Pernambuco (English: Pernambuco Cup) and the Pernambucan Football Championship lower levels). It was founded in 1915. Carlos Alberto Oliveira was the president of FPF until his death on August 29, 2011 being replaced by Evandro Carvalho.
The original founders of the Federation were:
- Sport Club Flamengo,
- América Futebol Clube (previously known as João de Barros Futebol Clube), and
- Santa Cruz Futebol Clube.
The following clubs also share the status of founders:
- Sport Club do Recife,
- Clube Náutico Capibaribe,
- Ferroviário Esporte Clube do Recife (previously known as Associação Atlética Great-Western, currently known as Clube Ferroviário do Recife),
- Íbis Sport Club, and
- Auto Esporte Clube.
In the Founding Assembly the following sport leagues were present:
- Olindense de Desportos,
- Desportiva Caruaruense,
- Desportiva Garanhuense, and
- Desportiva de Pesqueira.
Current clubs in Brasileirão
As of 2017 season.
|Serra Talhada||Serra Talhada|
- "Presidente da Federação Pernambucana morre aos 69 anos" (in Portuguese). Globo. August 2011. Retrieved April 16, 2017.
- "História" (in Portuguese). FPF. Retrieved April 16, 2017.
- Federação Pernambucana de Futebol - Official site of the federation.
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