Croatian Football Federation
The Croatian Football Federation (in Croatian " Hrvatski Nogometni savez " short HNS) is the Football Federation of Croatia and has its headquarters in Zagreb. Since 5 July 2012, Davor Šuker Association President of the HNS.
The Croatian Football Federation was founded in 1912. 1941, the Association became a member of the World Football Federation (FIFA) for the first time. After the Second World War, the Croatian Football Federation was part of the Yugoslav federation Football Association. With the independence of Croatia was again an independent association that is a member of FIFA since 1992.
The Croatian national football team contests annually several international matches and participates in international competitions.
Application for Euro 2012
Croatia applied together with the Hungarian Football Federation to host the European Football Championship in 2012. On 18 April 2007 the UEFA Executive Committee in Cardiff announced that the joint bid of Poland and Ukraine has been awarded the contract.
UEFA five year ranking
Position in the UEFA five year ranking (in brackets the previous year placement). The abbreviation CL and EL countries behind the coefficients indicate the number of representatives in the 2014/15 season of the Champions League and the Europa League.
- 20 (23 ) Belarus Belarus (league, cup ) - Coefficient: 20.875 - CL: 1, EL: 3
- 21 (20 ) Poland Poland (league, cup ) - coefficient: 20,750 - CL: 1, EL: 3
- 22 (21 ) Croatia (league, cup ) - Coefficient: 19.583 - CL: 1, EL: 3
- 23 (24 ) Sweden Sweden (league, cup ) - Coefficient: 15.625 - CL: 1, EL: 3
- 24 (18 ) Scotland (league, cup ) - Coefficient: 15.191 - CL: 1, EL: 3
As of the end of the European campaign of 2012/13