FOUNDED ON JUNE 18, 1906
Headquarters: Defensores del Chaco Stadium, Calle Mayor Martínez 1393 and Alejo García, Asunción
The Republic of Paraguay has gained worldwide recognition for its international successes and excellence of its players, having as an emblem Arsenio Erico. In many internal quarrels football was a balm to the union.
América Champion in 1953 and 1979. At the club level, Olimpia is a sign of dominance in the region, winning the Copa Libertadores in 1979, 1990 and 2002 and the Copa Intercontinental in 1980.
Dutchman William Paats brought the first ball to Asuncion.
The APF owns the Defensores del Chaco Stadium, the largest in the country.
President: Robert Harrison