Lebanese Football Association
The Lebanese Football Association (LFA) (Arabic: الاتحاد اللبناني لكرة القدم, French: Fédération Libanaise de Football) is the governing body of association football in Lebanon. Formed in 1933, it is a member of both the AFC and FIFA. It is also one of the founding members of the WAFF, joining in its inception in 2001.
|Founded||22 March 1933|
On 22 March 1933, representatives of thirteen associations gathered in the city of Mina Al Hosn to form the Lebanese Football Association, with Lebanese journalist Nassif Majdalani helping in its formation. It joined FIFA in 1935 and the AFC in 1964. In 2001, the LFA joined the WAFF as one of its founding members.
Board of directorsEdit
|Raymond Semaan||First Vice President|
|Ahmed Qamaruddin||Second Vice President|
|Jihad El Chohof||General Secretary|
|Mahmoud El Rabaah||Treasurer|
|Mohamad Bassem||Technical Director|
|Semaan Gergis Douaihy||Futsal Coordinator|
|Liviu Ciobotariu||Team Coach (Men's)|
|Wael Gharzeddine||Team Coach (Women's)|
|Georges Chahine||Referee Coordinator|
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