Jordan Football Association

The Jordan Football Association (Arabic: الاتحاد الأردني لكرة القدم‎) is the governing body for football in Jordan. The JFA was awarded best association of the AFC in 2013.

Jordan Football Association
AFC
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Founded1949 (1949)
HeadquartersAmman, Jordan
FIFA affiliation1956
AFC affiliation1975
WAFF affiliation2015
PresidentPrince Ali Bin Al-Hussein

HistoryEdit

TournamentsEdit

Jordan is known to be the Dark Horse of Asian Football, They were one play-off away from reaching the 2014 FIFA World Cup, they lost to Uruguay in a two-legged play-off. The most recent tournament they played was the 2019 AFC Asian Cup where they lost to Vietnam on Penalties in the Round of 16. The farthest Jordan got in the AFC Asian Cup was in 2004 and 2011, reaching the Quarter-Finals , both times they were paired with Asian Powerhouses such as Japan & South Korea, however, as an underdog they exceeded expectations and made it past the Groups, in 2015 they lost in the group stage for the first and only time. Jordan has never qualified for the FIFA World Cup and the first AFC Asian Cup they played in was in 2004.

AffiliationEdit

Board membersEdit

  • President:
  • Vice President: Mustafa Tabba
  • Secretary General: Sizar Soubar
  • Media Consultant: Amjad Al-Majali
  • Head of the Marketing and Communications: Mohannad Mahadeen
  • Head of the Department of Referees: Salem Mahmoud
  • Head of the Department of Competitions: Awad Al-Shuaibat
Name Position Source
  Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein President [1][2]
  Sharif Mustafa Vice President [3][4]
  Samar Nassar General Secretary [5][6]
  Salim Khair Treasurer [7]
  Alexander Zwiers Technical Director [8][9]
  Vital Borkelmans Team Coach (Men's) [10][11]
  Azzedine Chih Team Coach (Women's) [12][13]
  Mohammad Ayasrah Media/Communications Manager [14]
  Salah Abu Jafar Futsal Coordinator [15]
  Jørn Larsen Referee Coordinator [16]

SponsorsEdit

Jordan Football Association competitionsEdit

Current title holdersEdit

Competition Year Champions Title Runners-up Next edition
Men's
Senior
Youth
Women's
Senior
Youth

Clubs formed by Palestinian refugee campsEdit

There are four clubs in Jordan formed by Palestinian refugee camps and they are the following:

List of football fields and stadiums in JordanEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  2. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  3. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  4. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  5. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  6. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  7. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  8. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  9. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  10. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  11. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  12. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  13. ^ "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  14. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  15. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about
  16. ^ https://www.fifa.com/associations/association/jor/about

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