Arab Minifootball Federation

Arab Minifootball Federation (AMF); (Arabic: الإتحاد العربي لكرة القدم المصغرة; French: Fédération de minifootball arabe) is a governing body that supervises Arab federations under World Minifootball Federation.

Arab Minifootball Federation
الإتحاد العربي لكرة القدم المصغرة
Formation2017
TypeSports organization
HeadquartersCairo, Egypt
Membership
Official language
Arabic, English and French
President
Egypt Ahmed Samir Souliman

The organization consists of 22 Arab countries, all of which are official members of the Arab League.

HistoryEdit

Arab Minifootball Federation (AMF) was established in 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon.

On May 20, 2017, a constituent general assembly was held in presence of delegations from five countries: Lebanon, Tunisia, Libya, Iraq and Somalia.

Lebanese Ahmed Dench was chosen as the president of Arab Minifootball Federation (AMF), Libyan Hassan Talib as the deputy president, and granted membership of Lebanese Mahmoud Al-Nador, Lebanese Bilal Yazbek, Tunisian Moez bin Salem and Somali Abadi Ahmed.[1][2]

In 2020, the headquarters of Arab Minifootball Federation (AMF) were moved to Cairo, Egypt. a Egyptian Ahmed Samir Suleiman was elected president of the association.[3][4]

PresidentsEdit

Period Name
2017–2021   Ahmed Dench
2021–   Ahmed Samir Souliman

CompetitionsEdit

On December 25, 2019, the Egyptian Ministry of Youth and Sports issued a decision to organize first Arab Nation Minifootball Cup in 2020.

Arab Minifootball Federation has set the date for February 28, 2020, and Olympic Center Minifootball Stadium in Cairo to host the tournament.[5]

The first group consisted of Egypt, Algeria, Somalia and Lebanon, while second group consisted of Tunisia, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia and Iraq.[6][7] The sphinx was also chosen to be mascot of the tournament.[8]

However, the start has been postponed to another date due to COVID-19 pandemic.[9]

International competitions participationEdit

Legend

Club competitions participationEdit

See alsoEdit

World Minifootball Federation

ReferencesEdit