Football Association of Serbia

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Football Association of Serbia
UEFA
Association crest
Founded 1919[1][2] as FSJ
FIFA affiliation 1923[1]
UEFA affiliation 1954[2]
President Slaviša Kokeza
Website www.fss.rs

The Football Association of Serbia (Serbian: Фудбалски савез Србије (ФСС) / Fudbalski savez Srbije (FSS)) is the governing body of football in Serbia, based in Belgrade. It organizes Serbian football leagues, namely the Serbian Superliga, the Serbia national football team, as well as the Second Leagues.

FSS was part of the Football Association of Yugoslavia, which was founded in 1919 in Zagreb then the new Football Association of Serbia and Montenegro in 2003.It was established as Football Association of Serbia in 2006 after the split of Montenegro and Serbia as two different independent countries. Javier Clemente was appointed the first ever coach of the Serbia National team. The current head coach is Slavoljub Muslin.[3]

Symbols[edit]

After receiving 150 proposals, in December 2006, commission has decided to accept solution submitted by the Belgrade architect Nikola Vujisić.[citation needed] Next to new Serbian Army symbols, Serbian Football Association has revived the smallest element of the Serbian Coat of arms. The white cross and 4 firesteelers are on a red background shield, with the golden frame and golden ball in the middle of the cross. Cyrillic name of the country (Србија) is above in white on golden background. The flag of the Serbian Football Federation is blue, with the golden fringe for indoor use, and the new emblem in the middle.

Trivia[edit]

In 1945, in first Yugoslav League Championship after World War II, Football teams of Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Macedonia and JNA (Yugoslav army, later FK Partizan) were the only teams in the league, and team of Socialist Republic of Serbia was the champion.

Current champions[edit]

Competitions Men Women
National League Crvena zvezda (2015–16) Spartak Subotica (2014–15)
National Cup Partizan (2015–16) Spartak Subotica (2015)

Current head coaches[edit]

As of 7 March 2016

Association Presidents (1992–present)[edit]

Current sponsorships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Football Association of Serbia fifa.com
  2. ^ a b Football Association of Serbia uefa.com
  3. ^ http://www.reprezentacija.rs/index.php/en/manager

External links[edit]