Somali Football Federation

The Somali Football Federation [SFF], is the governing body of football in Somalia. The SFF was officially founded in 1951, but according to the history football was a well-known sport that was played in Somalia in 1920s.

The Somali Football Federation has been affiliated to FIFA since 1962 and affiliated to CAF since 1968. The SFF is also member of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations [CECAFA] Somalia has been member of the CECAFA since the regional Africa Football ruling body was officially formed in 1973; therefore, SFF is one of the founding associations of CECAFA. Somali Football Federation has also been member of the Union of Arab Football Associations [UAFA] since it was established in 1974. So again SFF is one of the founding members of UAFA.