The Jamaica Football Association was founded 1910 and in 1965 changed its name to the Jamaica Football
Federation (JFF). The structure consists of Parish Associations and Minor Associations, which control football
on behalf of the JFF in their respective areas.
Our mission is to be a professional and socially impactful organisation through winning performance on and off
The JFF is the governing body of Jamaica’s football program. It is in charge of all the Jamaican National football
teams and the Jamaica National Premier League. Today, the JFF seeks to prepare all twelve (12) National teams
for qualifications to Global Tournaments with specific focus on the World Cup and Olympic Games.
In 1997, The Reggae Boyz qualified to participate in the 1998 FIFA World Cup competition while the Senior
Reggae Girlz have qualified for 2 consecutive FIFA World Cup Competition, 2019 and 2023.
The Federation is a non-profit organization and is funded by the Sports Development Foundation (SDF),
Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), Fédération
Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body, and sponsors.
Major decisions of the Federation are taken at Board meetings governed by The Board of Directors consisting
of the President, three (3) Vice Presidents, General Secretary, Presidents of the 13 Parish Associations and 2
Co-opted. There are several committees which meet regularly to ensure the smooth running of the Federation.
Section 18 of the Bylaws states that the Standing Committees of the JFF shall be:
Audit and Compliance Committee
Technical and Development Committee
Committee for Women’s Football
Sports Medical Committee
Committee for Security Matters and Fair Play
There is also Disciplinary in terms of Governance Commission and a Marketing Committee.