Messinia Football Clubs Association
The Messinia Football Clubs Association is part of the Greek Football Federation that includes football (soccer) teams in the Messenia regional unit.
|FIFA affiliation||Hellenic Football Federation|
Its first attempt to run their own football (soccer) union in Messinia happened with the running of the council in Kalamanta. In 1929, the Patras FCA asked from the Greek Football Federation not to try to run their own union as it was known that the association was part of the union.
The MFCA which is headquartered in Kalamata, the prefectural capital and the power of including of over 70 football (soccer) clubs. Basic organizations of the MFCA is the local football (soccer) championships in three divisions and the Messinia Cup in which features teams in prefectural divisions and the association-member of the MFCA enters the fourth division and its artistic honors of the prefectural association of the highest divisions, the first, the second and the third divisions.
The Messinia championships elevates into the fourth division
The Messinia Cup champions enters the Greek Cup.
The MFCA organizes championships and for children and from 2008, pro-junior 5x5. It features games with other players from the prefectures and councils the Messinia Mixed which plays with clubs from the mixed from other unions.
The MFCA features annual honors and glass rewards to the three best scorers and the three best teams with the highest points fair play from every category.
In the entire games of the divisions, the MFCA teams owes to use particularly the three players under 19, without trying to participate for only players under 19.
In the 2008-09 season, the MFCA championship by category features the clubs:
One of the 16 teams. The championship enters the fourth division. Three and four teams relegates analogously with the amount of the prefectural points of a team to return from the fourth division.
- Apollon Petalidi
- Miltiadis Pyrgos Trifyllia
- Kyparissia FC
- Fares FC
- Tsiklitiras Pylos
- Aias Kalamatas
- Apollon Kalamata
- Papaflessas Chora
- Ethnikos Meligala
- Doriefs Dorio
- Olympiakos Kalamata
- Iraklis Kalamata
- Omonoia Kalamata
For two of the fourteen teams. It enters the first two teams to the first division. It relegates three from every club as much as it remains 28 teams again. The number tries to influence from the Messinian teams which returns from the fourth division.
- Papaflessas Amfia
- Panionios Kalamata
- Verga AU
- Patista Kalamata FC
- Pamissos Arios
- Panathinaikos Kalamata
- Astera Valira
- Doxa Kalamata
- Avia AU
- Prasina Poulia Kalamata
- Niki Plati
- Asteras Arfara (2009-10 season)
- Achilleas Avrami
- Atromitos Platy
- Akritas Koroni
- Mani FC
- PAO Kalamata
- Astera Mikromani
- Iraklis Kalamata
This division features 23 teams. 6 teams with the highest points enters the third division (of the first three from ever club) the five remaining with the lowest points returns from the fourth division.
- Skala FC
- Ermis Kalamatra
- Ethea AU
- Olympiakos Analypsi
- Diagoras Kopanaki
- Aspropoulia FC
- Gargaliani AU
- Anagenissi Paralia
- Akadimia Patista 2006
- Astera Chiliochori
- Ikaros Kalamata
- AEK Kalamata
- Kalo Nero
- Nestor Pylos (founded in 1958)
- Thyella Paralia
- Dimakeios Taygetos
- Pyravlos Zevgolateio
- Leontes Kalamata
Teams in the highest divisionsEdit
In the power of the MFCA it had 6 teams which in the 2008-09 season features those in the highest categories:
Performance by clubEdit
|Erani Filiatra||8||1995, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2012|
|Miltiadis||4||1985, 1990, 2005, 2007|
|Pamissos||3||1986, 1994, 1996|
|Telos Agras Gargaliani||2||1997, 1998|
|Asteras Arfara||2||2000, 2006|
|Messini FC||2||1988, 1993|
In the women's clubs features two teams:
- Niki 1991 Kalamata
The veteran clubsEdit
From the 2004-05 season, the Messinia Football Clubs Association runs a veterans championships. In the 2008-09 season, in the 5th veterans, it has 11 clubs: Apollon Kalamata, Kalamata FC, Messiniakos, Prasina Poulia Kalamata, Omonoia Kalamata, Thyella Paralia, Pamisos Messini, Atromitos Platy, Ethnikos Meligala, Kostis Tsiklitirias Pulos and Apollon Petalidi.
- Eleftheria Kalamata (16-6-2008), p 6
- Evdomas Patras, From the electronic library at the Patras Press Museum[permanent dead link] (in Greek)