International Federation of American Football

"IFAF" redirects here. For The International Federation of Association Football, see FIFA.
Not to be confused with World League of American Football.
International Federation of American Football
Formation 1998
Vice President
Roope Noronen

International Federation of American Football (IFAF) is the international governing body of American football associations. The IFAF oversees the IFAF World Championship of American Football, which is held every four years.

The current goals of the organization are (1) to be part of the international sporting community, (2) to be admitted into the General Association of International Sports Federation, (3) to be accepted by the International Olympic Committee, and (4) to participate in the World Games and Olympic Games.

Structure and organization

The IFAF recognizes in their respective areas the following branches:[1][2]

Member nations

Africa (5)
  •  Algeria
  •  Egypt
  •  Kenya
  •  Morocco
  •  Nigeria

Americas (20)

  •  Argentina
  •  Bahamas
  •  Brazil
  •  Canada
  •  Cayman Islands
  •  Chile
  •  Colombia
  •  Costa Rica
  •  El Salvador
  •  Guatemala
  •  Honduras
  •  Mexico
  •  Nicaragua
  •  Panama
  •  Paraguay
  •  Peru
  •  Puerto Rico
  •  United States
  •  Uruguay
  •  Venezuela

Asia (9)

Europe (33)

Oceania (4)


See also


  1. "IFAF Congress ratifies new structure". 7 July 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. Kelly, Roger (18 August 2014). "Structural changes on the horizon for American Football in Europe". Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  3. Member nations

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