Tanzania Football Federation

The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) (Swahili: Shirikisho la Mpira wa Miguu Tanzania), previously Football Association of Tanzania, is the governing body of football in Tanzania. It oversees operations of the Tanzanian football league system, the Tanzania national football team, and the Tanzania women's national team. It was founded in 1945 and has been affiliated with FIFA since 1964. Wallace Karia is the current President of the Tanzania Football Federation as of 2017.[3]

Tanzania Football Federation
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HeadquartersDar es Salaam
FIFA affiliation1964
CAF affiliation1965[2]
CECAFA affiliation1973
PresidentTanzania Wallace Karia



In January 2008 the Tanzania Football Federation in partnership with Peter Johnson created the Tanzania Soccer Academy (TSA), a national academy to develop football and provide full education scholarships to players.[4][5][6]

National stadiumEdit

The National Main Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It opened in 2007 and was built adjacent to Uhuru Stadium, the former national stadium. It hosts major football matches such as the Tanzanian Premier League and home matches of the Tanzania national football team.



Type Name
President Wallace Karia[7]
Vice President Athumani Nyamlani
General Secretary Kidao Wilfred
Director of Finance Cornell Barnabas
Technical Director Oscar Mirambo
Competition Director Salum Madadi
Director of Media & Marketing Boniphace Wambura
National Coach Men Etienne Ndayiragije
National Coach Women Bakari Shime
Referee Coordinator Kassim Haji Mwangia


  1. ^ CAF and FIFA, 50 years of African football - the DVD, 2009
  2. ^ East African Standard. 20 November 1965.
  3. ^ Muga, Emmanuel. "Jamal Malinzi elected Tanzania FA president". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-22.
  4. ^ Muga, Emmanuel. "BBC Sport - Tanzanian FA to "focus on football development"". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
  5. ^ Muga, Emmanuel (2013-05-10). "BBC Sport - Tanzania Football Federation sets new election dates". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
  6. ^ "Nyamlani highlights 9 priorities | 24 Tanzania News". 24tanzania.com. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
  7. ^ FIFA.com. "Member Association - Tanzania - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-05-13.

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