Kiribati Islands Football Federation

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Kiribati Islands Football Federation
Kiribati Football Association.svg
HeadquartersSouth Tarawa
FIFA affiliationN/A
OFC affiliation2007 (associate member)[1]
PresidentMartin Tofinga

The Kiribati Islands Football Federation, former Kiribati Islands Football Association (KIFA) until 2019, is the governing body of football in Kiribati and was established in 1980. It organises the nation's football league, the Kiribati National Championship as well as Kiribati's own national men's squad and national women's squad.[2]

KIFA became a member of the Confederation of Independent Football Associations in ConIFA on May 6, 2016.[3]


Position Name
President Ioteba Redfern[4]
Vice President Tiaontin Enari
General Secretary Tenea Atera
Assistant Secretary Kaotitaake Rakoroa
Treasurer Navahine Pine
Assistant Treasurer Aren Tebau
Coaches' Chairman Pine Iosefa
Referees' Chairman Kautotoki Matia

Teams / Tournaments[edit]

The KIFA has been overseeing the Kiribati national football team since 1979 when the national side started, losing 13–0 to Papua New Guinea.
The KIFA also organises the Kiribati football league each year in which clubs from all over the nation play each other.


  1. ^ "Activity Report for 2007". Kiribati Islands Football Association.
  2. ^ "Unusual jobs in football: Technical director of the Kiribati Islands FA". Total Football Magazine. Retrieved 2013-12-09.
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  4. ^ "About". Kiribati Islands Football Association. 2016-10-28. Retrieved 2020-05-13.