The final hurdle awaits eight teams in their quest to clinch their spots for the 2024 AFC U-20 Women’s Asian Cup – Uzbekistan as they gear up for Round 2 of the Qualifiers. Australia, China, Chinese Taipei, Iran, Lebanon, Myanmar, Nepal and Vietnam will discover their opponents at the official …Read More »
AFC Internship Programme launched!
The AFC Internship Programme will assist AFC Member Associations (MAs) and Regional Associations (RAs) in their overall development in football administration by allowing them to increase, upgrade and enhance the skills of their staff to better manage their association. This programme will combine practical working experience with a structured learning …Read More »
All set for celebration of Asian women’s football!
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and its Member Associations (MAs) will mark the 9th AFC Women’s Football Day today with a series of wide-ranging activities aimed at celebrating and promoting the continued progress of the women’s game in Asia. Close to 13,900 participants from 37 MAs are expected to enjoy …Read More »
AFC Medical Awards celebrates, honours field’s top professionals!
The Continent’s top team doctors and physiotherapists were celebrated and awarded for their immense contributions towards advancing the game at the third edition of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Medical Awards on Sunday, March 5. Held in conjunction with the 7th AFC Medical Conference in Qatar’s capital, the awards recognise …Read More »
New AFC Certificate in Football Leadership set to transform Asian football ecosystem!
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s ambitions to expand and strengthen the purposeful programmes under its landmark AFC Academic Centre of Excellence (ACE) marked a significant milestone today with the launch of its latest initiative – the AFC Certificate in Football Leadership (ACFL). Designed solely by the AFC, the ACFL is …Read More »
Second batch of AFC FMD graduates look forward to impacting Asian football!
Proud participants of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Football Management Diploma (FMD) today celebrated their graduation from the landmark programme, which aims to produce game-changing future Asian football leaders. 20 graduates, comprising middle and senior management from the AFC’s Member Associations (MAs), Regional Associations (RAs) and independent stakeholders took part …Read More »
Asia-Pacific ties strengthened as the AFC & OFC extend MoU!
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa today joined the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) President Lambert Maltock in signing a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening the spirit of partnership and cooperation between the two Confederations. The signing ceremony, which took place shortly after …Read More »
AFC Executive Committee takes important decisions in first meeting!
The preparations for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup Qatar gathered momentum today with the appointment of AFC Executive Committee and FIFA Council member Mariano Araneta, Jr. of the Philippines as the Chairperson of the Organising Committee for AFC Asian Cup by the newly elected AFC Executive Committee in its first …Read More »
Re-elected AFC President Shaikh Salman lauds Asian unity!
The 33rd Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress held in Manama, Bahrain, on Wednesday, has re-elected Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, who was the sole candidate, as the Confederation’s President by acclamation for a third four-year term until 2027. Shaikh Salman, who took over as the 10th AFC President in …Read More »
33rd AFC Congress 2023 takes centrestage in Bahrain!
All eyes will be on Manama, Bahrain, for the 33rd Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress tomorrow where the AFC Executive Committee for the term 2023 to 2027 as well as the Continent’s representatives to the FIFA Council will be confirmed. Set against the backdrop of the immaculate Gulf Convention Centre …Read More »