West Asian Football Federation
|West Asian Football Federation|
|Formation||15 May 2001 |
|Membership||13 member associations|
|President||Prince Ali bin Al Hussein|
The West Asian Football Federation (WAFF), founded in 2001, is an association of the football playing nations in Western Asia. Its founding members are Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. In 2009, 3 more associations joined the federation: Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Four other nations of Western Asia: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia joined in 2010. 
They organize the West Asian Football Federation Championship. Some nations were invited to participate in the competition when they were not yet members of the federation. Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, which are not members, were invited to participate in the first edition of the tournament in 2000. The Secretary General is the Jordanian Fadi Zureiqat.
WAFF has 13 member associations. All of them are members of the Asian Football Confederation.
|Association||Joining year||Men's team||Women's team|
|Saudi Arabia||2010||Saudi Arabia||-|
|United Arab Emirates||2009||United Arab Emirates||United Arab Emirates|
WAFF runs several competitions which cover men's, women's, youth and futsal.
|Men's Football Championship||Syria (2012)||2012|
|Women's Football Championship||United Arab Emirates (2011)||2011|
|Men's Futsal Championship||Iran (2012)||2012|
|Women's Futsal Championship||Iran (2012)||2012|
|U-15 Youth Men's Football Championship||Iran (2009)||2009|
Men's National Teams
Women's National Teams
- WAFF - The Official Website Of The West Asian Football Federation - Organization - Statutes/Regulations
- WAFF - The Official Website Of The West Asian Football Federation - Members Associations
- "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking (Men)". FIFA. 18 January 2012.
- "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking (Women)". FIFA. 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-08-11.
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