- Chinese Taipei Football Association
Chinese Taipei Football Association AFC Founded 1936 FIFA affiliation 1954 AFC affiliation 1954 President Chiou I-jen Website www.ctfa.com.tw Chinese Taipei Football Association Traditional Chinese 中華民國足球協會 Simplified Chinese 中华民国足球协会 Transcriptions Mandarin - Hanyu Pinyin Zhōnghuá Mínguó Zúqiú Xiéhuì - Tongyong Pinyin Jhōnghuá Mínguó Zúcioú Siéhueì - Wade–Giles Chunghuh Minkuo Tsuch'iu Hsieh-hui Min - Hokkien POJ Tiong-hôa-bîn-kok Chiok-kiû Hia̍p-hōe
Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA; Traditional Chinese: 中華民國足球協會) is the governing body of football in the Republic of China. Its official name in Chinese is the Football Association of the Republic of China, but it is billed as the Chinese Taipei FA abroad and uses the English initials on its badge (see Chinese Taipei for sport name issue).
- 1936: Established.
- 1954: Entered FIFA as the China National Football Association (Chinese: 中國足球協會).
- 1954: Formed and entered the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) with various other Asian countries. At that time, the name was Republic of China Football Council (Chinese: 中華民國足球委員會).
- 1973: Changed the name to the Republic of China Football Association (Chinese: 中華民國足球協會).
- 1974: Exited the AFC.
- 1975: Entered the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC).
- 1978: Suspended from the OFC due to name problems.
- 1981: With FIFA's agreement, changed its name to the Chinese Taipei Football Association.
- 1982: Re-entered the OFC.
- 1989: Re-entered the AFC.
- Intercity Football League, men's top league since 2009
- Chinese Taipei National Football League, top league until 2009
- Chinese Taipei women's football championship, women's top league
- Highschool Football League
- Chinese Taipei National Youth Cup
Regional football associations
- Taipei Football Association (Taipei City)
- Taoyuan Football Association (Taoyuan County)
- Taoyuan Football Association was founded on October 27, 2002. It dedicates to promote children's football in Taoyuan County.
- Taichung Football Association (Taichung City)
- Hualien Football Association (Hualien County)
- Hualien Football Association will be founded on December 30, 2007.
- Football in Taiwan
- Chinese Taipei national football team
- Chinese Taipei women's national football team
- Asian Football Confederation
- East Asian Football Federation
- ^ "Chinese Taipei on FIFA.com". Fédération Internationale de Football Association. http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=tpe/index.html. Retrieved 2010-09-27.
- ^ "花蓮縣足球協會年底(30日)將新成立大會" (in Chinese). Chinese Taipei Football Association. December 27, 2007. http://www.ctfa.com.tw/hot_news_details.php?newsid=205.
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