Football in Sri Lanka
|Football in Sri Lanka|
|Governing body||Football Federation of Sri Lanka|
|National team||Sri Lanka|
Football in Sri Lanka is mainly played at a semi-professional and recreational level. Despite not being as finest as country's cricket team, football have not gain much large followed population in country. Even Rugby union has more spectators than football in Sri Lanka.
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka  is the governing body in the country. Football Federation of Sri Lanka was founded on 1939. FFSL affiliated with FIFA in 1952. FFSL affiliated with Asian Football Confederation in 1954 & FFSL was founding member of South Asian Football Federation which was founded in 1997. The association administers the national football team as well as the Sri Lanka Football Premier League.
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