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The purpose of Tamil Eelam Football Association, TEFA, is to establish Tamil Eelam’s national football teams among the international football community.


TEFA’s vision is to promote the development of the game amongst all ages, gender and abilities in terms of participation and quality within the Tamil community. This also involves promoting the availability of the sport to the greatest possible number of people. TEFA will strive to create a Tamil Eelam Women’s, Futsal and Para team as part of its strategic plan to ensure the game is available to as many people as possible. TEFA will strive to have an Under 19 team for each senior team. TEFA is a member of CONIFA and will participate in CONIFA events. 

TEFA teams:

  • Women’s Senior 
  • Women’s U19
  • Men’s Senior
  • Men’s U19
  • Futsal Senior
  • Futsal U19
  • Para Senior
  • Para U19

The FA will ensure a strong relationship with other organisations that hold an interest in the development of football among the Tamil community. TEFA will help find, develop and guide young players to pursue football further. TEFA will encourage healthy living within the community through football and sports in general. 

The Football Association will encourage as many people within the community to get involved without race, caste, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or disability discrimination. TEFA respects every nation and community and will act accordingly.  TEFA takes its role as a member of the global community seriously, we understand the damage caused to the natural environment and our contribution to climate breakdown through our activities. We will seek to reduce our carbon footprint and the pollution we cause. TEFA will seek to reuse, recycle, use renewable products and energy whenever possible. 

வீரம் – ஒற்றுமை – வளர்ச்சி

Tamil Eelam FA is a member of CONIFA, an umbrella organisation for Football Associations outside FIFA. Tamil Eelam FA provides an opportunity for the Tamil community to showcase their love for football on a global stage. TEFA believes that everyone deserves an equal opportunity.