Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación (FMF)
The Mexican Federation of Football is the governing body of association football in Mexico. It administers the Mexican national team, the Mexican league and all affiliated amateur sectors, and is in charge of promoting, organizing, directing, spreading, and supervising competitive football in Mexico. Headquartered in Mexico City, the FMF was founded on August 23, 1927 under its first president Humberto Garza Ramos. The current president, Justino Compeán has served since 2006.
The FMF is member of CONCACAF, the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football; and globally by FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football. The league is composed of four professional divisions: Primera División, Liga de Ascenso, Segunda División, and Tercera División. The Superliga is the top level of women's football in Mexico. The federation has a world-class training facility, Centro de Alto Rendimiento, for the national teams, located in the suburbs of southern Mexico City.
The Primera División Profesional (Professional First Division), known simply as the Primera División, is the top level of the Mexican football league system and is administered by the Mexican Football Federation. It was established in 1943 and as of 2010 has 18 clubs, divided into three groups competing for league titles. Each season the league holds two tournaments, the Apertura in the winter and the Clausura in the summer. The league is currently ranked number 12 in the world and number 10 in the last decade (2001-2010) by the IFFHS.
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For more about the FMF, visit www.femexfut.org.mx/portalv2/ (Spanish)