Federal activities are extensive and complex, which is why the FIGC delegates powers while also holding power over regulatory, assurance and control functions. In order to promote and regulate the game of football, the FIGC exercises the following functions:

  • Maintains international football relations, also with the aim of harmonising relevant sporting calendars
  • Sporting discipline in addition to technical and organisational management as pertaining to the various Italian National Teams
  • Regulatory and assurance functions
  • Promotes the National Technical School in addition to youth academies
  • Supports medical care and suppresses the use of illicit substances
  • Regulates the affiliation of clubs and associations with the FIGC in addition to membership of people
  • Determines the rules and regulations as they pertain to Italy’s football divisions
  • Determines the requirements and criteria when it comes to promotion, relegation and registering to play in Italy’s football divisions. This is done through putting in place control systems for organisational, functional, economic management and financial equilibrium requirements as they pertain to Italian clubs
  • Enacts regulations regarding the registration of athletes that are ineligible to play for Italy’s National Teams
  • Determines the criteria for the distribution of resources allocated to the FIGC and defends the principle of financial solidarity between professional and amateur football
  • Issues guiding principles for regulations as they pertain to Italy’s football divisions and the Associazione Italiana Arbitri (AIA) (Italian Referee Association)
  • All other functions provided for by law, the federal Statute as well as the provisions of national and international sports law, plus any other function of general interest to the FIGC