Brazilian Football Confederation


The Brazilian Football Confederation (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol; CBF) is the governing body of football in Brazil. It was founded on 8 June 1914 as Federação Brasileira de Sports [pt], and renamed to Confederação Brasileira de Desportos in 1916. The football confederation, as known today, separated from other sports associations on 24 September 1979. Between 1914 and 1979 it was the governing body, or at least the international reference,[clarification needed] for other olympic sports, such as tennis (until the foundation of CBT in 1955) , athletics (until 1977 when was founded CBAt), Swimming, Waterpolo, Handball (until 1979). It currently has the most wins on FIFA world cups, with a total of 5 wins.

Brazilian Football Confederation
CONMEBOL
FoundedJune 8, 1914; 106 years ago (1914-06-08)
HeadquartersRio de Janeiro
FIFA affiliation1923[1]
CONMEBOL affiliation1916
PresidentRogério Langanke Caboclo
Websitecbf.com.br

The CBF has its headquarters in Rio de Janeiro.[2] The confederation owns a training center, named Granja Comary, located in Teresópolis.[3]

It was announced on 29 September 2007 that the CBF would launch a women's league and cup competition in October 2007 following pressure from FIFA president Sepp Blatter during the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup in China.[4][5]

Association staff


Name Position Source
Rogério Langanke Caboclo President [6]
Antônio Aquino Vice-president [7]
Gustavo Feijo 2nd Vice-president [8]
Fernando Sarney 3rd Vice-president [9]
Castellar Guimaraes Neto 4th Vice-president [10]
Francisco Novelletto Neto 5th Vice-president [11]
Antônio Nunes 6th Vice-president [12]
Ednaldo 7th Vice-president [13]
Marcus Antônio Vincete 8th Vice-president [14]
Walter Feldman General Secretary [15]
Gilnei Botrel Tresurer [16]
Andre Megale Technical Director [17]
Tite Team Coach (Men's) [18]
Pia Sundhage Team Coach (Women's) [19]
Douglas Lunardi Media/Communications Manager [20]
Marcos Madeira Futsal Coordinator [21]
Sergio Correra Ds Silva Referee Coordinator [22]

References


  1. Confederação Brasileira de Futebol - Association Information FIFA.com
  2. Jonathan Watts (May 29, 2015). "Brazil starts congressional inquiry into corruption after Fifa arrests". the guardian. Guardian News and Media. Retrieved July 5, 2015.
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  4. "Brazil to set up women's soccer league". Sports. People's Daily. September 29, 2007. Archived from the original on November 5, 2007. Retrieved September 30, 2007.
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