Chinese Taipei Football Association

Chinese Taipei Football Association
Chinese Taipei Football Association
AFC
Association crest
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


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).

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History

  • 1936: Established.[1]
  • 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.

Competitions

Regional football associations

See also

References

  1. ^ "Chinese Taipei on FIFA.com". Fédération Internationale de Football Association. http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=tpe/index.html. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 
  2. ^ "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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