Togolese Football Federation

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Togolese Football Federation
Togolese Football Federation logo.svg
Founded1960 [1]
HeadquartersRoute de Kegué - Lomé
FIFA affiliation1964
CAF affiliation1963
WAFU affiliation1975
PresidentCol.Kossi Gbézondé AKPOVY

The Togolese Football Federation (French : Fédération Togolaise de Football) or FTF is the governing body of football in Togo. In 2006, the Togo national football team participated for first time in the 2006 World Cup in Germany. [2]




There are 9 major football leagues in Togo.


Notable FTF football clubs.

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  1. CAF and FIFA, 50 years of African football - the DVD, 2009
  2. "Togolese Football Association".