Football in Mongolia

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Football in Mongolia
CountryMongolia
Governing body Mongolian Football Federation (MFF)
(formed in 1959, joined FIFA in 1998)
National team(s) Mongolia
Nickname(s)Хөх Чононууд (Khökh Chononuud)
(Blue Wolves)
First played1960s
Club competitions
International competitions

The sport of football in the country of Mongolia is run by the Mongolian Football Federation. [1] [2] The association administers the national football team as well as the Niislel League. [3] Football is the second sport of Mongolia, after wrestling. [4]

League system

LevelLeague(s)/Division(s)
1 Niislel League
10 clubs
2 Mongolia 1st League
3 Mongolia 2nd League

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  4. http://i.imgur.com/2Q6slko.png