Brazilian Football Confederation

The Brazilian Football Confederation (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol; CBF) is the governing body of football in Brazil. Its was founded in 1914 as Federação Brasileira de Sports), and renamed to Confederação Brasileira de Desportos in 1916. The football confederation, as known today, forked in September 1979 by the dismemberment of other sports associations. Between 1914 and 1979 it was the governing body, or at least the international reference, for other olympic sports, such as tennis (until the foundation of CBT in 1955) , athletics (until 1977 when was founded CBAt), Swimming, Waterpolo, Handball (until 1979).

The CBF has its headquarters in Rio de Janeiro.[2] The confederation owns a training center, named Granja Comary, located in Teresópolis.[3]

It was announced on 29 September 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.[4][5]

Brazilian Football Confederation
CONMEBOL
Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (escudo)
Founded1914
HeadquartersRio de Janeiro
FIFA affiliation1923[1]
CONMEBOL affiliation1916
PresidentRogério Caboclo
Websitewww.cbf.com.br

References

  1. ^ Confederação Brasileira de Futebol - Association Information FIFA.com
  2. ^ Jonathan Watts (May 29, 2015). "Brazil starts congressional inquiry into corruption after Fifa arrests". the guardian. Guardian News and Media. Retrieved July 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "A sede da seleção pentacampeã: uma opção de passeio" (in Portuguese). TeresópolisOn. Retrieved February 17, 2009.
  4. ^ "Brazil to set up women's soccer league". Sports. People's Daily. September 29, 2007. Archived from the original on November 5, 2007. Retrieved September 30, 2007.
  5. ^ "Brazil will create women soccer cup". Sports. People's Daily. September 29, 2007. Archived from the original on November 5, 2007. Retrieved September 30, 2007.

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Brazil national under-15 football team

Brazil national under-15 football team (Seleção Brasileira de Futebol Sub-15), also known as Brazil Under-15 or Seleção Sub-15, represents Brazil in association football, at an under-15 age level and is controlled by the Brazilian Football Confederation, the governing body for football in Brazil.

CBF ranking

The CBF Rankings are football rankings produced by the CBF, the Brazilian Football Confederation. The Ranking Nacional de Federações determines how many berths each state federation receives in Copa do Brasil, Campeonato Brasileiro Série D, Copa do Nordeste and Copa Verde. The Ranking Nacional de Clubes is a ranking of clubs and is used to determine the extra participants of Copa do Brasil as well as the allocation of clubs in the pots for the draws of Copa do Brasil and Copa do Nordeste.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série D

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série D is the fourth tier of the Brazilian Football League, and was announced by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on April 9, 2008. The Campeonato Brasileiro Série D was formed from the split of the Série C, keeping its best 20 clubs and playing double round robin like the top three tiers. The Série D keeps the same format of the older Série C, but with participation limited to 40 clubs indicated by state federation. In 2016 the Série D was expanded to 68 clubs.

Federação Alagoana de Futebol

The Federação Alagoana de Futebol (English: Football Association of Alagoas state) was founded on March 14, 1927, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Alagoas, which are the Campeonato Alagoano and the Campeonato Alagoano lower levels, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Amapaense de Futebol

The Federação Amapaense de Futebol (English: Football Association of Amapá state) was founded on June 26, 1945, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Amapá, which are the Campeonato Amapaense and the Campeonato Amapaense lower levels, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Bahiana de Futebol

The Federação Bahiana de Futebol (English: Football Association of Bahia state) was founded on September 14, 1913, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Bahia, which are the Campeonato Baiano and the Campeonato Baiano lower levels, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). Its headquarters are located in the Edifício Palácio dos Esportes, Praça Castro Alves, Salvador.

Federação Catarinense de Futebol

The Federação Catarinense de Futebol (English: Football Association of Santa Catarina state) was founded on April 12, 1924, and manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Santa Catarina, which are the Campeonato Catarinense, the Campeonato Catarinense lower levels and the Copa Santa Catarina, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Gaúcha de Futebol

The Federação Gaúcha de Futebol (English: Football Association of Rio Grande do Sul state) was founded by Aurelio Py on May 18, 1918 and manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Rio Grande do Sul, which are the Campeonato Gaúcho, the Campeonato Gaúcho lower levels and the Copa FGF, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Goiana de Futebol

The Federação Goiana de Futebol (English: Football Association of Goiás state) was founded on November 1, 1939, and manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Goiás, which are the Campeonato Goiano, the Campeonato Goiano lower levels, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Matogrossense de Futebol

The Federação Matogrossense de Futebol (English: Football Association of Mato Grosso state) was founded on May 26, 1942, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Mato Grosso, which are the Campeonato Mato-Grossense, the Campeonato Mato-Grossense lower levels and the Copa Governador de Mato Grosso, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Mineira de Futebol

The Federação Mineira de Futebol (English: Football Association of Minas Gerais state) is the entity that controls football practice in the state of Minas Gerais, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). It organizes the Campeonato Mineiro and the lower levels of the Campeonato Mineiro.

Federação Paraibana de Futebol

The Federação Paraibana de Futebol (English: Football Association of Paraíba state) was founded on April 24, 1947, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Paraíba, which are the Campeonato Paraibano, the Campeonato Paraibano lower levels and the Copa Paraíba, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Paranaense de Futebol

The Federação Paranaense de Futebol (English: Football Association of Paraná state) was founded on August 4, 1937, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Paraná, which are the Campeonato Paranaense, the Campeonato Paranaense lower levels and the Copa Paraná, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Roraimense de Futebol

The Federação Roraimense de Futebol (English: Football Association of Roraima state) was founded on July 23, 1948, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Roraima, which are the Campeonato Roraimense, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação Sergipana de Futebol

The Federação Sergipana de Futebol (English: Football Association of Sergipe state) was founded on November 10, 1926, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Sergipe, which are the Campeonato Sergipano, the Campeonato Sergipano Série A2 and the Copa Governador do Estado de Sergipe, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação de Futebol do Distrito Federal

The Federação de Futebol do Distrito Federal (English: Football Association of Federal District) was founded on March 16, 1959, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Distrito Federal, which are the Campeonato Brasiliense and the Campeonato Brasiliense lower levels, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Federação de Futebol do Estado do Espírito Santo

The Federação de Futebol do Estado do Espírito Santo (English: Football Association of Espírito Santo state) was founded on May 2, 1917, and it manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Espírito Santo, which are the Campeonato Capixaba, the Campeonato Capixaba lower levels, and the Copa Espírito Santo, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

José Maria Marin

José Maria Marin (born May 6, 1932) is a Brazilian politician and former sports administrator who was the President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol, CBF) from March 2012 until April 2015. He had previously served as vice-governor and governor of São Paulo state and is a former football player.

Marin was arrested as part of the 2015 FIFA corruption case and was subsequently jailed for four years.

Supercopa do Brasil

The Supercopa do Brasil is a Brazilian association football trophy organized by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). It is contested between the champions of the Campeonato Brasileiro and the winners of the Copa do Brasil, similarly to the English FA Community Shield and other domestic competitions across the world.

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced in 2013 a new edition of the competition was to be played in 2015.

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