Last updated : Monday, 26 February 2024
KNVB Amateur Football League
The KNVB Amateur Football League is the governing body for amateur football in the Netherlands. It is responsible for organizing and administering all amateur football competitions in the country, from the lowest to the highest level.
The KNVB Amateur Football League has over 2,500 member clubs and over 1 million registered players. It is the largest amateur football league in the world.
The KNVB Amateur Football League was founded in 1889. It was originally called the Nederlandsche Voetbalbond (NVB). The NVB was renamed the KNVB in 1920.
The KNVB Amateur Football League has grown significantly over the years. In 1950, there were only about 500 member clubs. By 2023, there were over 2,500 member clubs.
The KNVB Amateur Football League organizes a variety of competitions for men, women, and youth players. The most important competitions are:
- The KNVB District Cups
- The KNVB Saturday Leagues
- The KNVB Sunday Leagues
- The KNVB Women's Leagues
- The KNVB Youth Leagues
The KNVB Amateur Football League also organizes a number of international competitions, including the KNVB International Tournament and the KNVB Women's International Tournament.