Lebanese Football Association

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Lebanese Football Association
AFC
Lebanon Football Association (LFA) logo.svg
Founded22 March 1933; 86 years ago (1933-03-22)
HeadquartersBeirut
FIFA affiliation1936
AFC affiliation1964
WAFF affiliation2001
PresidentHachem Haidar
Websitelebanesefootballassociation.com

The Lebanese Football Association (LFA) (Arabic: الاتحاد اللبناني لكرة القدم‎, French: Fédération Libanaise de Football) is the governing body of association football in Lebanon. Formed in 1933, it is a member of both the AFC and FIFA. It is also one of the founding members of the WAFF, joining in its inception in 2001.

History[edit]

On 22 March 1933, representatives of thirteen associations gathered in the city of Mina Al Hosn to form the Lebanese Football Association,[1] with Lebanese journalist Nassif Majdalani helping in its formation.[2] It joined FIFA in 1935 and the AFC in 1964.[3] In 2001, the LFA joined the WAFF as one of its founding members.[4]

Board of directors[edit]

As of 29 May 2019[5][6]
Position Name
President Lebanon Hachem Haidar
Vice President Lebanon Raymond Semaan
General Secretary Lebanon Jihad El Chohof
Treasurer Lebanon Mahmoud El Rabaah
Media and Communication Manager n/a
Technical Director Lebanon Mohamad Bassem
Futsal Coordinator Lebanon Semaan Gergis Douaihy
National Coach Men Romania Liviu Ciobotariu
National Coach Women Lebanon Wael Gharzeddine
Referee Coordinator Lebanon Georges Chahine

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "الإعلام الرياضي في لبنان بين شباك السياسة والإهمال" [Sports media in Lebanon between politics and neglect]. الأخبار (in Arabic). Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  2. ^ Mubarak, Hassanin; Morrison, Neil. "Lebanon - International Results - Early History". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  3. ^ عساف, فراس ابو. "لمحة عن الإتحاد" [Lebanese Football Federation]. الاتحاد اللبناني لكرة القدم (in Arabic). Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Jordanian Prince Ali re-elected as president of WAFF". Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  5. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Lebanon - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  6. ^ عساف, فراس ابو. "لمحة عن الإتحاد". الاتحاد اللبناني لكرة القدم (in Arabic). Retrieved 21 May 2019.

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