Salvadoran Football Federation

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Salvadoran Football Federation
FESFUT logo.svg
HeadquartersAvenida José Matias Delgado Frente al Centro Español Colonia Escalón, Zona 10 San Salvador 1029
FIFA affiliation1938
CONCACAF affiliation1961 [1]
UNCAF affiliation1938
PresidentJorge Alberto Cabrera Rajo

The Salvadoran Football Federation (Spanish : Federación Salvadoreña de Fútbol or FESFUT) is the official governing football organization in El Salvador and is in charge of the El Salvador national football team, and El Salvador national beach soccer team The federation is also in charge of the three tiers of domestic club competition, including the top-flight Primera División de Fútbol Profesional.

Spanish language Romance language

Spanish or Castilian is a Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in the Americas and Spain. It is a global language and the world's second-most spoken native language, after Mandarin Chinese.

El Salvador country in Central America

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. It is bordered on the northeast by Honduras, on the northwest by Guatemala, and on the south by the Pacific Ocean. El Salvador's capital and largest city is San Salvador. As of 2016, the country had a population of approximately 6.34 million.

El Salvador national football team is governed by the Salvadoran Football Federation (FESFUT).


In May of 2010, FIFA briefly suspended teams and associated members from international competition on the grounds that the Salvadoran government had not acknowledged the authority of the Normalisation Committee set up to represent FESFUT. On May 28, the suspension was lifted.

In November 2010 the federation started the first women's football league in El Salvador. [2] [3]

Womens association football association football when played by women

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In September 2013, the federation imposed a life-time ban on 14 members of the country's national team for match-fixing and another three players were banned for between six and 18 months. The players were accused of receiving bribes for international matches. [4]

On July 31, 2014, the general assembly of football elected Jorge Alberto Cabrera Rajo as the new president of the federation.

Board of directors

PresidentJorge Alberto Cabrera Rajo
First vice presidentJuan Francisco Peñate Ramírez
Second vice presidentVíctor Zenón Gómez Escobar
DirectorEmerson Ulises Ávalos
DirectorHugo Atilio Carrillo Castillo
DirectorRoberto Alcides Ortez Vásquez
DirectorÓscar Mauricio García Zometa

Source: [ citation needed ]


International Joel Antonio Aguilar Chicas
InternationalMarlon Mejía
International (Women's)Ivonne Emperatriz Ayala
International (Women's)Patricia Pacheco
NationalStanli Ademir Mejía
NationalRicardo Siguenza
National (Women's)Daysi Esperanza Martínez
National (Women's)Lidia Abigail Ayala

Last updated: 3 November 2010
Source: FESFUT

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  1. "Ramón Coll, electo Presidente de la Confederación de Futbol de América del Norte, América Central y el Caribe". La Nación (Google News Archive). 23 September 1961.
  2.; Football finally has a women's league
  3. ""¿Ahora qué, van a dirigir los federativos?"".
  4. BBC; El Salvador match-fixing: 14 footballers banned for life