Tanzania Football Federation

The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) (Swahili: Shirikisho la Mpira wa Miguu Tanzania), previously Football Association of Tanzania, is the governing body of football in Tanzania. It oversees operations of the Tanznian football league system and the Tanzania national football team. It was founded in 1945 and has been affiliated with FIFA since 1964. Wallace Karia is the new President of the Tanzania Football Federation.[3]

Tanzania Football Federation
HeadquartersDar es Salaam
FIFA affiliation1964
CAF affiliation1965[2]
CECAFA affiliation1973
President Wallace Karia



In January 2008 the Tanzania Football Federation in partnership with Peter Johnson created the Tanzania Soccer Academy (TSA), a national academy to develop football and provide full education scholarships to players.[4][5][6]

National stadium

Tanzania National Main Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It opened in 2007 and was built adjacent to Uhuru Stadium, the former national stadium. It hosts major football matches such as the Tanzanian Premier League and home matches of the Tanzania national football team.


  • Mr. Ali Chambuso 1967-1974
  • Hon. Said El Maamry 1974-1987
  • Mr. Mohamed Mussa 1987-1992
  • Alhaji. Muhidn Ndolanga 1992-2004
  • Mr. Leodgar Tenga 2004-2013
  • Mr.Jamal E Malinzi 2013-2017
  • Mr. Wallace Karia 2017–present


  1. CAF and FIFA, 50 years of African football - the DVD, 2009
  2. East African Standard. 20 November 1965.
  3. Muga, Emmanuel. "Jamal Malinzi elected Tanzania FA president". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-22.
  4. Muga, Emmanuel. "BBC Sport - Tanzanian FA to "focus on football development"". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
  5. Muga, Emmanuel (2013-05-10). "BBC Sport - Tanzania Football Federation sets new election dates". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
  6. "Nyamlani highlights 9 priorities | 24 Tanzania News". 24tanzania.com. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
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