SPL Pohjois-Suomen piiri

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Suomen Palloliiton
Pohjois-Suomen piiri
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Abbreviation SPL Pohjois-Suomi
Purpose District Football Association
Location
Director
Esa Saajanto
Website splps.fi

The SPL Pohjois-Suomen piiri(Northern Finland Football Association) is one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland. It administers lower tier football in Northern Finland. [1]

The District Football Associations are the local governing bodies of association football in Finland. The 12 District FAs exist to govern all aspects of local football in their defined areas, providing grassroots support to the Finnish Football Association by promoting and administering football and futsal in their respective districts. The District FAs administer youth football and the lower tier leagues covering Kolmonen and the lower divisions.

Football Association of Finland sports governing body in Finland

The Football Association of Finland is the governing body of football in Finland. It was founded in Helsinki on 19 May 1907.

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Background

Suomen Palloliitto Pohjois-Suomen piiri, commonly referred to as SPL Pohjois-Suomen piiri or SPL Pohjois-Suomi, is the governing body for football in Northern Finland. Based in Oulu, the Association's Director is Esa Saajanto. [2]

Oulu City in North Ostrobothnia, Finland

Oulu is a city and municipality of 202,753 inhabitants in the region of North Ostrobothnia, Finland. It is the most populous city in Northern Finland and the fifth most populous city in the country. There are no larger cities in the world, apart from Murmansk Russia, that are more northerly than Oulu. It is also considered one of Europe's "living labs", where residents experiment with new technology at a community-wide scale.

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