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Cyprus Football Association

Cyprus Football Association
Association crest
Founded 23 September 1934
FIFA affiliation 1948
UEFA affiliation 1962
President Costakis Koutsokoumnis

The Cyprus Football Association (CFA) (futsal competitions, like the Cypriot Futsal league, the Cypriot Futsal Cup and the Cypriot Futsal Super Cup.

Football was introduced to Cyprus early in the 20th century by the FIFA member in 1948 and UEFA member in 1962.

In 2007, Cyprus Football Association moved to its new headquarters in Nicosia. The opening ceremony was attended by UEFA president Michel Platini, and the former president of Cyprus, Tassos Papadopoulos.[4]

Over the last decade more and more teams often criticize the organisation about setting up fixed games and having bias referees at fixtures. Most of the football fans in Cyprus dislike the organisation mostly because their own teams criticize the association. The teams and fans often exaggerate referee mistakes although some so called mistakes do raise questions. [5]


  1. ^ Cypriot stock continues to rise. UEFA. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Ιστορία της ΚΟΠ (in Greek). CFA. 31 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  3. ^ HISTORY OF CFA. CFA. 31 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Platini opens new CFA headquarters".  
  5. ^ "New Cypriot sponsor deal aims to fight problems".  

External links

  • Official Website
  • Cyprus at
  • Cyprus at
  • Cyprus at
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