Football in Kuwait
CountryKuwait
Governing bodyKuwait Football Association
National team(s)men's national team
National competitions
Club competitions
International competitions

Football is the most popular sport in Kuwait.[1][2]


Kuwait Football Association

The Kuwait Football Association (Arabic: الإتحاد الكويتي لكرة القدم) is headquartered in Udailiya, Al-Ittihad Street, Kuwait City.

The Kuwait Football Association (KFA) was founded in 1952.

Tournaments

Domestic tournaments

Futsal

Defunct

Other tournaments held in Kuwait

Kuwait football achievements

Asian Cup

World Military Cup

Football clubs in Kuwait

National football team

Main article: Kuwait national football team

The Kuwait national team greatest achievement is winning the 1980 AFC Asian Cup Final.[3] The Kuwait national team has qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Cup.[4][5]

Women's football

Women's football is slowly growing in Kuwait.[6]


References

  1. ^ المحرر (2009-04-07). "كيف دخلت كرة القدم الكويت؟ | Nebras Ezine". Nebras.nuks.org. Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  2. ^ "Kuwait and UAE football teams' poor performance mirrors social ills | Raymond Barrett | Comment is free". theguardian.com. 4 July 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  3. ^ "Asia's greatest national teams: Kuwait (1980s)". the-AFC.
  4. ^ "A look at Kuwait's soccer history". 7 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Kuwaiti football looks to undo decades of neglect to challenge region's best". 27 May 2021.
  6. ^ "FIFA.com - Kuwaiti women look to the future". M.fifa.com. 2013-09-26. Archived from the original on January 8, 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-18.