Bahrain Football Association

The Bahrain Football Association (Arabic: الاتحاد البحريني لكرة القدم‎) is the governing body of football in Bahrain, and controls the Bahrain national football team. It was founded in 1957, and has been a member of FIFA since 1968. It is a member of the Asian Football Confederation.

Bahrain Football Association
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Founded1957; 64 years ago (1957)
HeadquartersManama, Bahrain
FIFA affiliation1968
AFC affiliation1957
PresidentAli Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Websitehttp://bfa.bh

Office-holders and officialsEdit

Name Position Source
  Sheikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa President [1][2]
  Shaikh Khaled bin Salman Al Khalifa Vice President [1][3]
  Ali Ahmed Al Bouainain 2nd Vice President [1][4]
  Ebrahim Al Bouainain General Secretary [1][5]
  Ali Ahmed Al Bouainain Treasurer [1]
  Aabed Al Ansari Technical Director [1][6]
  Hélio Sousa Team Coach (Men's) [1][7]
  Khalid Al Harban Team Coach (Women's) [1]
  Ahmed Mahdi Media/Communications Manager [1]
  Alef Al Mannai Futsal Coordinator [1]
  Jasim Karim Referee Coordinator [1]

The Association's President is Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa. The Vice-President is Sheikh Ali Bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa.

The General Secretary is Ebrahim Saad Al Buainain.

The National Men's Team Coach is Hélio Sousa (Portugal) and the Women's Team Coach is Khaled Al-Harban.[8]

Address and websiteEdit

Bahrain Football Association

Bahrain National Stadium, P.O. Box 5464, MANAMA, Bahrain

Tel.: +973/17 689 569

Fax: +973/17 781 188

Official website: BFA[9]

ControversiesEdit

In November 2017, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain pulled out of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup due to the 2017 Qatar diplomatic crisis.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Member Association - Bahrain - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com.
  2. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  3. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  4. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  5. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  6. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  7. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Member Association - Bahrain - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com.
  9. ^ FIFA Online website, Bahrain page, accessed 24 June 2011
  10. ^ "Saudi, UAE, Bahrain to miss Qatar's Gulf Cup amid rift". 17 November 2017 – via uk.reuters.com.

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