This Malaysian club have one of the world's longest football team names

By Seng Foo 3 February 2017
This Malaysian club have one of the world's longest football team names

Bet you didn’t know MPKB BRI-Ubes FC hold a peculiar record in the football world…
 
The official full name of the Kelantan club is Majlis Perbandaran Kota Bharu-Bandar Raya Islam Urusetia Belia dan Sukan Negeri Kelantan Football Club, which has a whopping 89 characters.
 
It is certainly the longest name in Malaysia by far, beating Federal Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (FELCRA) Football Club (62) and Malaysia Indian Sports Council-Malaysia Indian Football Association (MISC-MIFA) (61).
 
However, it is only the second longest name in the world, as the first place goes to CPD Llanfairpwll FC, whose full name is *takes a deep breath* Clwb Pel Droed Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch Football Club. The Welsh Alliance League club’s total number of characters stands at 90.
 
Here are other notable football clubs with lengthy names:
Nooit opgeven altijd doorgaan, Aangenaam door vermaak en nuttig door ontspanning, Combinatie Breda, Netherlands (86)
Jaworznickie Stowarzyszenie Piłkarskie Szczakowianka Jaworzno, Poland (57)
Associação Académica de Coimbra - Organismo Autónomo de Futebol, Portugal (55)
The New Saints of Oswestry Town & Llansantffraid Football Club, Wales (53)
Panthessalonikios Athlitikos Omilos Konstantinoupoliton, Greece (52)
Prins Hendrik Ende Desespereert Nimmer Combinatie Zwolle, Netherlands (50)

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