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Football Federation of North Macedonia

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The Football Federation of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Фудбалска Федерација на Северна Македонија / Fudbalska Federacija na Severna Makedonija or ФФСМ/FFSM) is the governing body of football in North Macedonia based in Skopje.[1][2][3] It was founded in 1926.

Football Federation of North Macedonia
UEFA
Football Federation of North Macedonia logo.svg
Founded1926/1948
FIFA affiliation1994
UEFA affiliation1994
PresidentMuamed Sejdini
Websiteffm.mk

HistoryEdit

Macedonian Football Association was formed on 18 December 1926 on the founding general assembly that was held in the "Unknown Fallen Hero" restaurant in the city of Skopje. FFM was officially formed again after the World War II on 14 August 1949 in Skopje (after the end of World War II, the first football department was established as a part of sport association of the city of Skopje, the football section is separated on 16 August 1948). From 1949 to 2002, it was called the Football Association of Macedonia (Macedonian: Фудбалски Сојуз на Македонија / Fudbalski Sojuz na Makedonija or ФСМ/FSM). The first ever president was Ljubisav Ivanov - Dzingo.[4]Andon Dončevski was appointed by FFM as the first ever coach of the North Macedonia national team.

CrestEdit

 
The previous logo used up until 2014.

North Macedonia's flag on top behind a yellow background. Below, a blue crest with the yellow FFM Cyrillic letters above a football.

On 22 March 2014, the FFM launched a new crest.[5]

OperationsEdit

StaffEdit

Position Name
President Muamed Sejdini
Vice President Kenan Idrizi
General Secretary Igor Klimper
Match Commissioner Vasko Dojchinovski
Referee Coordinator Emil Bozhinovski

PresidentsEdit

President Years in power
Ljubisav Ivanov-Dzingo 1993–1999
Lambe Arnaudov 1999–2002
Haralampie Hadji-Risteski 2002–2012
Ilcho Gjorgioski 2012–2018
Muamed Sejdini 2019–

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football Federation of North Macedonia". FIFA. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  2. ^ "North Macedonia". UEFA. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  3. ^ "UEFA President meets Football Federation of North Macedonia President". UEFA. 15 April 2019. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2014-04-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Одржано Редовно Годишно Собрание на ФФМ" (in Macedonian). ffm-mk.com. 23 March 2014. Retrieved 23 March 2014.

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