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Brazilian Football Confederation

Brazilian Football Confederation
CONMEBOL
Association crest
Founded 1914
FIFA affiliation 1924
CONMEBOL affiliation 1916
President Marco Polo Del Nero

The Brazilian Football Confederation (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol or CBF) is the governing body of football in Brazil.

The CBF has its headquarters in Rio de Janeiro.[1] The confederation owns a training center, named Granja Comary, located in Teresópolis.[2]

It was announced on September 29, 2007 that the CBF would launch a women's league and cup competition in October 2007 following pressure from FIFA president Sepp Blatter during the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup in China.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Jonathan Watts (29 May 2015). "Brazil starts congressional inquiry into corruption after Fifa arrests". the guardian (Guardian News and Media). Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "A sede da seleção pentacampeã: uma opção de passeio." (in Portuguese). TeresópolisOn. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Brazil to set up women's soccer league". Sports.  
  4. ^ "Brazil will create women soccer cup". Sports.  

External links

  • Official site (Portuguese and English)
  • Brazil at FIFA site
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