Northern Ireland Grassroots Football

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The Northern Ireland Boys’ Football Association (NIBFA), founded in 1976 NIBFA is the governing body for Youth Football in Northern Ireland

The objective of NIBFA shall be to legislate for, foster, develop and support activity that will improve the game of Association Football among all classes of youth football clubs, leagues or associations of such clubs in Northern Ireland and to conduct annually such competitions and events as aid the development and promotion of association football in Northern Ireland.

The Subway NIBFA National League is the official Northern Ireland Boys’ Football Association National Youth League.

Junior Leagues




'We are bringing junior grassroots football in the UK into the 21st Century'