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The Brazilian Football Confederation (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol; CBF) is the governing body of football in Brazil. Founded in 1914 as "Confederação Brasileira de Desportos" change name in 1979. During this period, was the governing body, or at least the international reference, also for other sport , like tennis (until the foundation of CBT in 1955) , athletics (until 1977 when was founded CBAt), Swimming, Waterpolo, Handball (until 1979).
It was announced on 29 September 2007 that the CBF would launch a women's league and cup competition in October 2007 following pressure from FIFA president Sepp Blatter during the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup in China.
- Confederação Brasileira de Futebol - Association Information FIFA.com
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