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The Costa Rican Football Federation (Spanish: Federación Costarricense de Fútbol), commonly known as FEDEFUTBOL or FEDEFUT, is the official association football governing body in Costa Rica and is in charge of the Costa Rican national team.

Costa Rican Football Federation
CONCACAF
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FoundedJune 13, 1921; 97 years ago (1921-06-13)
FIFA affiliation1927
CONCACAF affiliation1961[1]
PresidentRodolfo Villalobos [2]
WebsiteFedefutbol.com

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On June 13, 1921, the Liga Nacional de Fútbol was created by Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, Club Sport Cartaginés, Club Sport Herediano, Club Sport La Libertad, Sociedad Gimnástica Española de San José, Club Sport La Unión de Tres Ríos and Sociedad Gimnástica Limonense to direct and organize football in Costa Rica. In 1931, the league was centralized and renamed Federación Deportiva de Costa Rica, then Federación Nacional de Fútbol and then in the 1970s to Federación Costarricense de Fútbol (FEDEFUTBOL).

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  1. ^ "Ramón Coll, electo Presidente de la Confederación de Futbol de América del Norte, América Central y el Caribe". La Nación (Google News Archive). 23 September 1961.
  2. ^ "La FEDEFUTBOL sigue caminando". Federación Costarricense de Fútbol. Retrieved 29 May 2015.