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Friday, 10 May 2019 08:30

Chile’s football association registers ‘La Roja’ trademark

Chile’s national football association (ANFP) has secured the authorisation for the registration of ‘La Roja’ trademark for the national team.

alexis sanchezChile's national football team is referred to informally as 'La Roja', or ‘the Reds’.

The ANFP is Chilean football’s governing body and monitors all the leagues’ clubs and acts as the organisational body for professional competitions, governing Chile’s first division and Primera B leagues, which total 32 clubs.

In 2008 the ANFP established the women’s first division, which comprises 14 teams.

ANFP was advised by law firm Alessandri Abogados with a team that included Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri and Javier Aleuanlli Sánchez.