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The Football Federation of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese : Federação de Futebol da Guiné-Bissau, FFGB) is the governing body of football in Guinea-Bissau. It was founded in 1974, and affiliated to FIFA and to CAF in 1986. It organizes the national football league and the national team.
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The Confederation of African Football or CAF is the administrative and controlling body for African association football.
The Senegal national football team represents Senegal in men's international association football. Controlled by the Senegalese Football Federation, it is a member of both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF). Nicknamed "the Lions of Teranga", the team became the second African team to reach the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup after Cameroon in 1990, doing so in 2002 before losing to Turkey in extra time.
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The Congo national football team represents Republic of the Congo in men's association football and is governed by the Congolese Football Federation. They have never qualified for the World Cup, but did win the Africa Cup of Nations in 1972. They also won the All-Africa Games football tournament in 1965. The team also represents both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The Guinea-Bissau national football team represents Guinea-Bissau in men's international association football and it is controlled by the Football Federation of Guinea-Bissau, The team has never qualified for the FIFA World Cups but qualified for Africa Cup of Nations after making their debut in 2017 and 2019 and the team represents both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF).
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Sport Bissau e Benfica, commonly known as Benfica de Bissau, is a football club from Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, that plays in the Campeonato Nacional da Guiné-Bissau, the top flight of Bissau-Guinean football.
Sporting Clube de Bissau, usually known as Sporting de Bissau, is a football (soccer) club from Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.
Clube de Futebol Os Balantas is a Guinea-Bissauan football club based in Mansôa. They play in the top division in Guinean football, the Campeonato Nacional da Guiné-Bissau. The club is named after the Balanta people, the club location where the people inhabit. Mansoa is the main city of the Balantas in Guinea-Bissau. It is being the most popular club of the Oio Region.
Paulo Manuel Banha Torres is a Portuguese former footballer who played as a left back, and the current manager of Angolan club G.D. Sagrada Esperança.
The sport of football in the country of Guinea-Bissau is run by the Football Federation of Guinea-Bissau. The association administers the national football team, as well as the national league. Association football (soccer) is the most popular sport in the country. Since the Portuguese navigator Nuno Tristão reached the local coast in 1446, but at the latest since the official foundation of the colony Bissau in 1753, the country was a Portuguese colony, and became officially independent only in 1975. To this day, football in Guinea-Bissau is therefore characterized by its Portuguese origins and relationships, for example through a number of affiliates of the Portuguese clubs Sporting Lisbon and Benfica Lisbon. Also, many Guinea-Bissau footballers play in Portugal.
Guinea-Bissau women's national football team is a FIFA-recognised team representing Guinea-Bissau in international association football matches. Guinea-Bissau have played in two FIFA-recognised matches, both in 2006 against Guinea. The country also has a national under-17 side which participated in the 2012 Confederation of African Football qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. Football is the most popular women's sport in the country. A women's football programme was established in 2004, followed by the creation of a women's national league.
This name uses Portuguese naming customs: The first or maternal family name is Martinho and the second or paternal family name is Soares.
Nanissio Soares, better known as Nani, is a Bissau-Guinean footballer who plays for Olympiakos Nicosia as a Midfielder.
Maxime Loïc Feudjou Nguegang is a Cameroonian international footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Union Douala.
Baciro Candé is a Guinea-Bissauan professional football player and manager.
Papa Massé Mbaye Fall is a Senegalese-born Bissau-Guinean football player and coach. His playing position is a goalkeeper and he is the goalkeeper coach of A.D. Polideportivo Aguadulce.