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Federación Argentina de Football

Federación Argentina de Football
Argentina
Founded 14 June 1912 [1]
Folded December 23, 1914 (1914-12-23) [1]
Headquarters Buenos Aires
FIFA affiliation No
President Ricardo Aldao (1912-14)

The Federación Argentina de Football (FAF) was a dissident


  1. ^ a b c d Historia on AFA website
  2. ^ Campeones de Primera División, AFA website
  3. ^ Historia del Fútbol Amateur en la Argentina, by Jorge Iwanczuk. Published by Autores Editores (1992) – ISBN 9504343848
  4. ^ Argentina 1913 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi on RSSSF.com
  5. ^ Argentina 1915 on RSSSF.com

References

See also

First Division

Season Champion
1912 Porteño
1913 Estudiantes (LP)
1914 Porteño

Second Division

Season Champion
1912 Tigre
1913 Floresta
1914 Defensores de Belgrano

Champions

Nevertheless, a new breakup would come in 1919 when another dissident body, the Asociación Amateurs de Football, was established.

After both associations, FAF and AFA were merged on December 23, 1914,[1] there was a unique championship in 1915, with 25 teams taking part and four of them (Kimberley, Defensores de Belgrano, Comercio and Floresta) relegated at the end of the season.[5]

The next year, Hispano Argentino and Tigre were added to the competition, increasing the number of teams to 10.[4] By 1914 the number of teams decreased to 8 at the end of competition, because of the rejection of Tigre and Argentino de Quilmes.

Dissident clubs and founding members of FAF were Independiente, Porteño, Estudiantes (LP), Gimnasia y Esgrima (BA), Argentino de Quilmes, Atlanta, Kimberley (Villa Devoto) and Sociedad Sportiva Argentina. Independiente would be the first champion of the FAF in 1912.

The breakup came after a conflict between the president of Gimnasia y Esgrima de Buenos Aires, Ricardo Aldao, and the Argentine Football Association. As a result, several teams retired from the official body to form their own league,[3] therefore the FAF was officially established on June 14, 1912.[1]

History

Contents

  • History 1
  • Champions 2
    • First Division 2.1
    • Second Division 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

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