Royal Netherlands Football Association


Royal Netherlands Football Association

National football association

Founded = 1889
FIFA affiliation = 1904
Region = UEFA
Region affiliation = 1954
President = Michael van Praag (2008-Current)
Coach = Marco van Basten (2004-2008)
The Royal Netherlands Football Association ( _nl. Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbal Bond or KNVB) is the governing body of football in the Netherlands. It organises the main Dutch football leagues (Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie), the amateur leagues, the KNVB Cup and the Netherlands national football team. It is based in the municipality of Zeist. The KNVB came into being on December 8 1899 and was one of the founding members of FIFA in 1904.

External links

* [http://www.knvb.nl/ KNVB.nl - Official website of the KNVB] nl icon / en icon
* [http://www.voetbalstats.nl/ Netherlands National Football Team History] nl icon


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