Somali Football Federation

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One nation, one federation, one dream.

The Somali Football Federation (SFF), is the governing body of football in Somalia. The SFF was officially founded in 1951, but according to football history, it was a well-known sport that was played in Somalia in 1920s.

The Somali Football Federation has been affiliated to FIFA since 1962 and affiliated to Africa football’s ruling organization (CAF) since 1968. The SFF is also member of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA). Somalia has been member of the CECAFA since the regional Africa Football’s governing organization was officially formed in 1973. Therefore, Somali Football Federation is one of the founding federations of CECAFA. Somali Football Federation has also been member of the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) since it was established in 1974, making it one of the founding members of UAFA.