Football in Macau

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The sport of football in the country of Macau is run by the Associação de Futebol de Macau. The association administers the national football team as well as the national league.[1]

The national team has never qualified to the AFC Asian Cup or EAFF East Asian Championship. The team qualified to the 2006 AFC Challenge Cup, where they got one draw and two losses.

As the Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau, China is not recognized as a National Olympic Committee by the International Olympic Committee, the Macau national under-23 football team is unable to take part in the Olympic football tournament.

There are three major FIFA standard 11 a side football fields in Macau, they are:

League system[edit]

Level League(s)/Division(s)
1 Primeira Divisão
10 clubs
2 Segunda Divisão
10 clubs
3 Terceira Divisão
12 clubs
4 Quarta Divisão
85 clubs divided in 19 series of 5 clubs

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sporting Club appalled at state of Macau Football". Macau Daily Times. 2012-03-27. Archived from the original on February 1, 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-31.