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AFC Medical Officers gain valuable insights!

The FIFA Doping Control Officers Accreditation Course (Asia) started in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Monday, December 3. The two-day course will see from 14 medical officers from 11 Member Associations go through a series of theoretical and practical sessions, relevant to the duties and responsibilities of AFC Medical …

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VIDEO: Highlights of the 2018 AFC Annual Awards in Muscat!

After another year of remarkable progress for Asian football, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) celebrated the Continent’s most exceptional achievements in a dazzling 2018 AFC Annual Awards ceremony in Muscat, Oman on Wednesday, November 28. AFC president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said, “We celebrate and applaud all our …

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Asia’s best honoured in spectacular ceremony in Muscat!

After another year of remarkable progress for Asian football, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) celebrated the Continent’s most exceptional achievements in a dazzling 2018 AFC Annual Awards ceremony in Muscat, Oman on Wednesday. Al Sadd’s Abdelkarim Hassan claimed the coveted AFC Player of the Year Award while China’s Wang Shuang …

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AFC ExCo underlines support for Palestine Football Association!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee today pledged their support to the Palestine Football Association (PFA) after recent interference in their football jurisdiction by Israeli military forces and proposed the urgent set-up of a task force to address the situation. At the meeting in Muscat, the capital of Oman …

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AFC Competitions Committee recommends changes to youth competitions!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Competitions Committee has recommended that the AFC U-16 and U-19 competitions become U-17 and U-20 competitions from 2022 to ensure Asian teams are competitive in FIFA tournaments. At their meeting in Muscat on Monday, Oman under the chairmanship of Saoud Al Mohannadi, the committee heard …

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Nepal benefits from AFC President’s Initiatives!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) strengthened its commitment to continue developing futsal in Nepal by donating futsal equipment at the start of their four-day assessment visit which began on Friday, November 23. The equipment was used for the futsal grassroots festival on Friday organised by All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), …

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AFC reveals record travel contributions in club competitions!

Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) flagship club competitions – the AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup – are to become more lucrative next season with participating teams to receive double the travel contribution across all stages in the upcoming 2019 season. In the AFC Champions League – which is already …

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Group & Qualifiers draw unveils exciting 2019 AFC Cup challenge!

Three former winners, Qadsia SC, Al Jaish and Al Ittihad will be leading a star-studded cast following the 2019 AFC Cup Group Stage official draw in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, November 22. Iraq’s Air Force Club, who created history by winning a third consecutive title in 2018, will not feature …

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Continent’s elite set for 2019 AFC Champions League campaign!

The challenge for the group stage of the 2019 AFC Champions League was finalised following the competition’s official draw in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, November 22. Iran’s Persepolis, who lost 0-2 to Kashima Antlers on aggregate in this year’s final, will begin their campaign in the West Zone’s Group D …

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United Arab Emirates & Vietnam win new awards at SPIA Conference & Awards 2018!

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam are the first recipients of the newly-introduced Best Inspiring League and Best Developing League recognitions at the SPIA Conference & Awards 2018 in a grand ceremony held in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. The new award categories were introduced for the first time …

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