Uruguayan Football Association


The Uruguayan Football Association (Spanish: Asociación Uruguaya de FútbolAUF) is the governing body of football in Uruguay. It was founded in 1900, as The Uruguayan Association Football League,[2] and affiliated to FIFA in 1923. It is a founding member of CONMEBOL and is in charge of the national men's team and the national women's team, as well as the Uruguayan football league system.

Uruguayan Football Association
CONMEBOL
FoundedMarch 30, 1900; 121 years ago (1900-03-30) [1]
HeadquartersMontevideo
FIFA affiliation1923
CONMEBOL affiliation1916
PresidentIgnacio Alonso
Websiteauf.org.uy

Presidents


Chronological list of A.U.F. presidents[3]

Period Name
1900Pedro Charter
1901William Poole
1902Carlos Rowland
1903 - 1904Jorge Clulow
1905Félix Ortiz de Taranco
1906Jorge Clulow
1907 - 1912Héctor Rivadavia Gómez
1913 - 1914Dr. Abelardo Véscovi
1915 - 1918Dr. Juan Blengio Rocca
1919Dr. Ángel Colombo
1920 - 1921León Peyrou
1922 - 1923Dr. José M. Reyes Lerena
1924 - 1925Atilio Narancio
1926Héctor Rivadavia Gómez
1927 - 1930Dr. Raúl Jude
1931César Batlle Pacheco
1932 - 1933Dr. Mario Ponce De León
1934 - 1937Dr. Raúl Jude
1938 - 1939Aníbal Garderes
1940 - 1941Esc. Héctor Gerona
1942Dr. Cyro Geanbruno
1943 - 1952César Batlle Pacheco
1953 - 1956Arq. Miguel Ángel Cattaneo
1957 - 1960Fermín Sorhueta
1961 - 1963Gral. Omar Porcincula
1964Américo Gil
1965 - 1966Brigadier Conrado Sáez
1967 - 1969Julio Lacarte Muro
1970 - 1972Américo Gil
1973Fermín Sorhueta
1974 - 1976Ing. Héctor Del Campo
1976Dr. Carlos Keralto
1977 - 1978Cr. Mario Garbarino
1978 - 1980Yamandu Flangini
1981 - 1982Cnel (R.) Matías Vázquez
1983 - 1986Cnel (R.) Héctor Joanicó
1986Miguel Volonterio
1987Dr. Donato Griecco
1988 - 1989Ing. Julio C. Franzini
1989 - 1990Dr. Julio César Maglione
1991 - 1993Dr. Hugo Batalla
1994 - 1996Carlos Maresca
1997 - 2006Eugenio Figueredo
2006 - 2008Dr. José Luis Corbo
2008 - 2009Washington Rivero
2009 - 2014Dr. Sebastián Bauzá
2014 - 2018Wilmar Valdez
2018 - 2019Normalisation committee: Bordaberry-Castaingdebat-Scotti[4]
2019 -Ignacio Alonso


Association staff


Name Position Source
Ignacio Alonso President [5]
n/a Vice President
Maria Diaz General Secretary [6]
Ignacio Alonso Treasurer [7]
Gustavo Banales Technical Director [8]
Óscar Tabárez Team Coach (Men's) [9]
Ariel Longo Team Coach (Women's) [10]
Matias Faral Media/Communications Manager [11]
Kevork Kouyoumdyan Futsal Coordinator [12]
Dario Ubracio Referee Coordinator [13]


Tournaments organized


Men's football


The AUF organizes the national football tournament, two professional divisions (First Division and Second Division), and the third category (Amateur Second Division), involving amateur teams from Montevideo metropolitan area. Amateur clubs from the rest of the country are organized by the Interior Football Organization (OFI), federation affiliated to the AUF, but independently.

Women's football


In Women's football the AUF established the Uruguayan Championship which takes place every year since 1997. In conjunction with the OFI they organized a national tournament called National Tournament of Women's Football which there were only two editions (2001 and 2003).

Futsal


AUF annually develops the Men's Campeonato de Primera Division, U-20, U-17 and the same tournaments for women.[14][15] The AUF is one of the two entities that regulates futsal, the other is the Uruguayan Federation of Indoor Football.

See also


References


  1. "Historia" [History] (in Spanish). AUF. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  2. "The Uruguayan Association Football League- Amateur Era". Before The 'D'...Association Football around the world, 1863-1937. 17 December 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  3. "Lista histórica de Presidentes" (in Spanish). AUF Official Website. Archived from the original on 23 June 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  4. "FIFA appoints normalisation committee for the AUF". FIFA.com. 29 August 2018.
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  13. FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uruguay - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2020-11-18.
  14. "Campeonato Sala Masculino Mayores - AUF".
  15. "Campeonato Sala Femenino Mayores - AUF".