Korea Football Association

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Korea Football Association
AFC
Korea Football Association logo.png
Founded1928;93 years ago (1928)
HeadquartersKFA House, 46, Gyeonghuigung-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
FIFA affiliation1948
AFC affiliation1954
EAFF affiliation2002
President Chung Mong-gyu
Website kfa.or.kr
Korea Football Association
Hangul
대한축구협회
Hanja
大韓蹴球協會
Revised Romanization Daehan Chukgu Hyeophoe
McCune–Reischauer Taehan Ch'ukgu Hyǒphoe

The Korea Football Association (Korean : 대한축구협회; Hanja : 大韓蹴球協會; RR : Daehan Chukgu Hyeophoe) is the governing body of football in South Korea.

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History

In 1921, the first All Joseon Football Tournament was held, and in 1933, the Korea Football Association was organized (following the foundation of Joseon Referees' Association in 1928), which created a foundation to disseminate and develop the sport. [1] Park Seung-bin was the first president of the KFA, charged with the task of promoting and spreading organised football in Korea. [2]

The Korea Football Association was reinstated in 1948, following the establishment of the Republic of Korea. The KFA became a member of FIFA, the international football governing body that same year. It later joined the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) in 1954.

On 23 January 2013, KFA elected Chung Mong-gyu as the new chairman.

Executive committee

As of 11 July 2021 [3] [4] [5]
PositionExecutive
President Chung Mong-gyu
Vice-presidentsKim Dae-eun
Choi Young-il
Kim Byung-ji
Lee Young-pyo
Hong Eun-ah
Executive director (CEO) Park Kyung-hoon
Ethics commission chairmanYoo Dae-woo
Competition directorCho Keung-hyun
Referee coordinatorMoon Jin-hee
Duty commission chairmanSeo Dong-won
Fairness commission chairmanSeo Chang-hee
Reinforcement commission chairman Kim Pan-gon
Social contributor Lee Chun-soo
General secretaryChun Han-jin
TreasurerKang Sung-deok
Technical director [lower-alpha 1] Lee Yong-soo
Media and communication managerLee Jerry
Men's coach Flag of Portugal.svg Paulo Bento
Women's coach Flag of England.svg Colin Bell
Futsal coordinatorHan Dong-geun
  1. Michael Müller is a member of the technical commission.

Presidents

Source: [2]

Competitions

Current competitions

Defunct competitions

Current champions

CompetitionYearChampionsCountRunners-up
Korean FA Cup 2020 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 4th Ulsan Hyundai
K3 League 2020 Gimhae FC 1st Gyeongju KHNP
K4 League 2020 Paju Citizen 1st Ulsan Citizen
U-League
WK League 2020 Incheon Hyundai Steel 8th Gyeongju KHNP

National teams

Source: KFA

Men's teams

Women's teams

Defunct teams

Awards

Current awards

Defunct awards

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References

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