Football Federation of Montenegro

THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF MONTENEGRO BECAME A FULL MEMBER OF UEFA AT THE UEFA CONGRESS HERO IN DUSSELDORF ON JANUARY 26, 2007. THE ASSOCIATION BECAME A MEMBER OF FIFA AT THE FIFA CONGRESS HERO IN ZURICH ON MAY 31, 2007.

 

The Football Federation of Montenegro was founded on March 8, 1931 in Cetinje and was part of the Yugoslav Football Association. In addition to the Cetinje sub-union, there were another ten sub-associations in Yugoslavia in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Zrenjanin, Subotica, Zagreb, Split, Osijek, Sarajevo, Skopje and Ljubljana. The first chairman of the Cetinje Football Sub-Association was Professor Nikola Latkovic.

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About 105 football clubs existed before 1941 on the territory of today’s Montenegro. Many of these clubs were short-lived, formed and dissolved in quick succession. Montenegro’s earliest championship winners were Balis, Crnogorac, Loven, Budu’nost and Arsenal.

 

About 105 football clubs existed before 1941 on the territory of today’s Montenegro. Many of these clubs were short-lived, formed and dissolved in quick succession. Montenegro’s earliest championship winners were Balis, Crnogorac, Loven, Budu’nost and Arsenal.

 

The Football Committee was at its founding congress on 6 December 1948 in Titograd to the Football Federation of Montenegro.

 

From then until June 28, 2006, the Football Association held various functions as part of the SFRY (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia), sRY (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) and SCG (Serbia and Montenegro) football associations. Since 28 June 2006, the Football Federation of Montenegro is an independent football association.

 

January 2007 at the UEFA Congress in Düsseldorf full member of UEFA. The association became a member of FIFA at the FIFA Congress on May 31, 2007 in Zurich.

 

The Montenegrin national team played their first match on 24 March 2007 against Hungary 2-1 in the Gradski Stadium in Podgorica.