French Football Federation

French Football Federation

National football association

Founded = 1919
FIFA affiliation = 1907
Region = UEFA
Region affiliation = 1954
President = Jean-Pierre Escalettes (2005-)
Coach = Raymond Domenech (2004-) Location of Headquarters = 60 Bis Avenue d'Iéna 75783 Paris Cedex 16

The French Football Federation (FFF) ( _fr. Fédération Française de Football) is the governing body of football in France. It organises the French football league, Championnats Nationaux, and the men's and women's national teams. It was a founding member UEFA. It is based in Paris.

The FFF was formed after the transformation in 1919 of 1907-founded CFI ("Comité français interfédéral") into the "Fédération française de football association" (FFFA). Its legal status is placed under the French Association loi de 1901 juridiction (Voluntary association).The FFF has been affiliated to FIFA since 1907, when the CFI succeeded the Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques as France's representative.

In 2006, [] , this federation had 2,143,688 licensees, including 1,850,836 players. It unveiled its new crest (above right) in 2007.

The new jersey for the 2008-09 season is a modern version of France's previous jersey worn during their 1998 World Cup championship.

External links

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