Lebanese Football Association

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Lebanese Football Association
AFC
Lebanon FA (logo).png
Founded22 March 1933; 86 years ago (1933-03-22)
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 Lebanon 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]

Name Position
Lebanon Hachem Haidar President
Lebanon Raymond Semaan First Vice President
Lebanon Ahmed Qamaruddin Second Vice President
Lebanon Jihad El Chohof General Secretary
Lebanon Mahmoud El Rabaah Treasurer
n/a Media/Communications Manager
Lebanon Mohamad Bassem Technical Director
Lebanon Semaan Gergis Douaihy Futsal Coordinator
Romania Liviu Ciobotariu Team Coach (Men's)
Lebanon Wael Gharzeddine Team Coach (Women's)
Lebanon Georges Chahine Referee Coordinator

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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