Who We Are

The Afghanistan Football Federation (A.F.F.) is the governing body of football in Afghanistan, controlling the men’s and women’s national teams.

It was founded in 1933 and has been a member of FIFA  since 1948 and the Asian Football Confederation since 1954.

The Afghanistan national football team won the 2013 South Asian Football Confederation (SAFF) Championship, which was their first ever international football trophy. In early 2014, at the FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony, the Afghanistan Football Federation was awarded the FIFA Fair Play Award for 2013.

Board members

  • Keramuddin Karim (President)
  • Sayed Ali Reza Aghazada Sadat (General Secretary)
  • Mohammad Yousef Kargar (First Vice President)



Organization affiliation
FIFA (fifa.com) since 1948 (69 years ago)
AFC (www.the-afc.com) since 1954 (63 years ago)
South Asian Football Confederation 2005–2015 (10 years)
Central Asian Football Association since 2015 (2 years ago)

About Afghanistan Football Federation

Formed in 1933 and affiliated to FIFA since 1948, the Afghanistan Football Federation was one of the founding members of Asian Football Confederation in 1954.