SPL Satakunnan piiri

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Suomen Palloliiton
Satakunnan piiri
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AbbreviationSPL Satakunta
PurposeDistrict Football Association
Location
Director
Janne Koivisto
Website satakunta.palloliitto.fi

The SPL Satakunnan piiri(Satakunta Football Association) is one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland. It administers lower tier football in Satakunta. [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.

Satakunta Region in Finland

Satakunta is a region of Finland, part of the former Western Finland Province. It borders the regions of Southwest Finland (Varsinais-Suomi), Pirkanmaa, South Ostrobothnia and Ostrobothnia. The capital city of the region is Pori. The name of the region literally means Hundred. The historical province of the same name was a larger area within Finland, covering modern Satakunta as well as much of Pirkanmaa.

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Suomen Palloliitto Satakunnan piiri, commonly referred to as SPL Satakunnan piiri or SPL Satakunta, is the governing body for football in Satakunta. SPL Satakunta was founded in 1934, as the SPL Häme-Satakunta-district was divided into two associations. Based in Pori, the Association's Director is Janne Koivisto. [2]

Pori City in Satakunta, Finland

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. The city is located some 10 kilometres (6 mi) from the Gulf of Bothnia, on the estuary of the Kokemäenjoki river. Pori was established in 1558 by Duke John, who later became John III of Sweden.

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