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AFC president Shaikh Salman pays tribute to healthcare, frontline professionals & MAs!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on Monday, March 30 praised the outstanding contributions of the frontline health professionals, carers and responders who are doing so much to help and protect communities across Asia – and the world. Shaikh Salman also thanked the work …

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Jeje Lalpekhlua conveys ‘big salute to medical staff’!

Jeje Lalpekhlua conveyed “a big salute” to medical staff and all others who are putting in their “best efforts” amidst the crisis caused by COVID-19. Coronavirus has affected more than 3 lakh people, and cost 13-thousand-odd lives around the world. “A big salute to the medical staff and all others …

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Qatar FA & UAE FA bid to host 7th AFC Medical Conference!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Medical Committee confirmed yesterday in Sri Lanka, that the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and the United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAE FA) have expressed interest to host the 7th AFC Medical Conference in 2022. The Committee will evaluate both biddings from the QFA and UAE …

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AIFF Sports Medical Committee decides bone age cut-off for next four Youth League’s seasons!

The All India Football Federation’s Sports Medical Committee decided on the Bone Age Determination Programme (BADP) of AIFF’s youth leagues for the next four seasons. The Sports Medical committee of the apex body finalised the participation eligibility bone age cut-off of Hero Sub Junior League and Hero Junior League for …

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AFC Football Emergency Medicine and Anti-Doping Course launched in Bishkek!

Doctors and sports physiotherapist graced the launch of The Asian Football Confederation Emergency Medicine and Anti-Doping Course at Golden Dragon Hotel and Kyrgyz Republic Football Federation (FFKR) training field in the Kyrgyz Republic on Monday, July 15. The three-day course will run from July 15-17 and will see the 26 …

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Baseline screening obligatory in the Bundesliga 1/2 as of 2019/20 season!

To take an increasingly professional approach to dealing with head injuries in the future and reduce the resulting risks for players, baseline screening will be introduced as a mandatory requirement for the players of all 36 clubs of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 as of the coming 2019-20 season. The …

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Recommendations made to hold AFC Medical Conference every two years!

The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Medical Committee recommended on Friday that the AFC Medical Conference should, from 2022, be held every two years instead of its current four-year cycle. Meeting on the sidelines of the 6th AFC Medical Conference in the Chinese city of Chengdu, the Committee heard that due …

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India’s medical team sees AFC Asian Cup as a new challenge!

Stephen Constantine has always mentioned about the significance of physical fitness to stay competitive. And for that to happen, a team always requires well-oiled machinery – a tireless medical team to operate from behind the scenes on a continuous basis. Be it at the midnight or the wee hours, Indian …

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AIFF statement on Bone Age Determination programme!

On July 22, 2018, the Executive Committee of the All India Football Federation (“AIFF”) in its meeting had approved the bone age determination program– Tanner-Whitehouse3 (“TW3”), as was recommended in a special committee meeting on the subject, held on June 7, 2018, wherein AIFF made it clear that it was …

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