Haitian Football Federation

The Haitian Football Federation (FHF) (French: Fédération Haïtienne de Football, Haitian Creole: Federasyon Foutbòl Ayisyen) is the governing body for football in Haiti. The FHF is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the game of football in Haiti, both professional and amateur. A member of CONCACAF since 1961, FHF is in charge of football in Haiti and all lower categories. The principal sporting field is the Sylvio Cator stadium in Port-au-Prince. It is a founding member of the CONCACAF.[3]

Haitian Football Federation
CONCACAF
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Founded1904; 116 years ago (1904)[1]
FIFA affiliation1934[1]
CONCACAF affiliation1961[2]
PresidentYves Jean-Bart
Websitewww.fhfhaiti.com

Federal CouncilEdit

Member Role Notes
Yves Jean-Bart President Elected for fifth time in January 2016,[4] and has held its position since the year 2000.
Julio Cadet Vice-President
Carlo Marcelin General secretary
Frantz Calixte Treasurer
Wilner Etienne Technical director

StaffEdit

2010 earthquakeEdit

The federation, which had struggled financially for years, lost all but two of its more than 30 officials during the 2010 earthquake.[5] Also because of the earthquake, the national stadium's field, as well as many other stadiums, were converted to be used as housing for survivors and refugees in makeshift tents.[5][6] Due to the financial and personal losses of the federation, large financial sums were donated by FIFA and globally–high-ranking individuals within the sport, as well as a $3 million fund for rebuilding infrastructure that had been created by FIFA.[5]

Camp NousEdit

Camp Nous is the Haitian Football Federation operated training centre and academy for Haitian football players in Croix-des-Bouquets. It was inaugurated in May 2012.[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b FIFA: Haiti
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ Hall, Michael R., ed. (2012). "Historical Dictionary of Haiti". p. 240. ISBN 9780810878105. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Yves Jean-Bart Reelected to 4th Term as President of Haitian Soccer". Defend.ht. 30 January 2012. Archived from the original on 11 April 2012. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  5. ^ a b c Robinson, Joshua (March 3, 2010), "Haitian soccer's future uncertain", SportsIllustrated.com, Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Time Inc., retrieved March 3, 2010
  6. ^ "Haití duele". Periodismo de fútbol internacional (in Spanish). Blogspot. 18 January 2010. Retrieved March 3, 2010.
  7. ^ "Inauguration de l'Académie de football «Camp Nous»". Le Matin Haiti. 30 May 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2017.

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