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Assam Football Association

Assam Football Association
AbbreviationAFA
HeadquartersR.G. Baruah Sports Complex, Nehru Stadium, Guwahati
Region served
Assam, India
President
Hemendra Nath Brahma [1]
Parent organisation
All India Football Federation

The Assam Football Association (AFA) is one of the 36 Indian State Football Associations that are affiliated to the All India Football Federation and its current president is Hemendra Nath Brahma, while secretary is Ankur Dutta.[2]

Assam Football Association was formed in 1951, but the game of football has been played since before independence of India. The game of Football was introduced by and an institution and some individual persons. It is affiliated to the All India Football Federation, Assam council of sports and Assam Olympic association. The association controls men and women football game in the state of Assam. The game of football is very much popular in the four district viz. Dibrugarh, Kokrajhar, Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao. The team of Association member is four years. The Nature of election of office bearers is based on the affiliated district units of football to Assam Football Association.

AFA's premier top division league is Assam State Premier League.

Assam Football Pyramid

The Assam Football Structure is based in two state level leagues followed by the district leagues which can go on for many levels. Apart from these leagues the Guwahati Sports Association also has a different structure of leagues for the Guwahati based clubs.

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Assam State Premier League
8 clubs

2

Assam Club Championship
29 clubs

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

GSA Super Division League
8 clubs

2

GSA A Division League

See also

References

  1. ^ "State Associations". All India Football Federation. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  2. ^ [khelnow.com]