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AFC President participates in FIFA AFC member associations meeting!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa participated in a series of video conference meetings, organised by FIFA for the five AFC regions in Asia, which were also attended by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, to discuss the possible ways to strengthen cooperation to further develop the …

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CAS dismisses appeal filed by UAE Football Association!

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAEFA), the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Qatar Football Association (QFA). The CAS Panel dismissed the UAEFA’s appeal and confirmed the decision issued by the AFC Appeal …

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AFC General Secretary applauds India’s progress at Football Delhi eSummit!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John was among the ensemble of renowned luminaries to headline the Football Delhi eSummit on Monday, August 3 which coincided with the birthday of Indian football icon and Delhi native Sunil Chhetri. Focused on the theme “Making Delhi a Vibrant Football City”, …

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AIFF president Praful Patel lauds Odisha government for their ‘commendable support’!

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel lauded the Government of Odisha for “setting an example of how a state government can help sports thrive in a particular region.” Speaking at the E-Delhi summit organised by Football Delhi to celebrate the occasion of Indian National Team captain Sunil Chhetri’s …

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AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee bans a player for life!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has taken tough action on match-manipulation by banning Laos national team player, Thipphonexay Inthavongsa, from taking part in any football related activities for life. He was found to have committed offences under Article 66.1 of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Code …

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AFC appoints Independent Working Group to protect its Commercial Rights!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has taken the decisive and proactive step of appointing an industry-leading Independent Working Group to protect and preserve its valuable Commercial Rights. The AFC Executive Committee yesterday stressed the importance of ensuring its much-sought after properties, such as the world-class AFC Asian Cup, AFC Women’s …

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AFC President hails unity & solidarity of Asian football family!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, today acknowledged the solidarity and unity which has not only allowed the AFC to begin the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic but also deliver more global events to Asia. In the first ever AFC Executive Committee meeting to …

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Qatar to host 2020 AFC Champions League in the West region!

The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has been confirmed as the host Member Association for the 2020 AFC Champions League matches in the West region from the Group Stage to the Semi-finals, which will take place from September 14 to October 3, 2020. The AFC had earlier reiterated its commitment to …

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AFC ‘took cognizance’ of Indian Football’s growing impact!

The next year is all set to witness Indian football history being made as FC Goa will become the first Indian club to play in the AFC Champions League 2021 edition. In an extensive interview with AIFF TV, AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das termed playing in Asia’s premier club competition …

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