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Tag Archives: Asia

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) & DDMC Fortis sign historic partnership!

In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – the home of the AFC Headquarters – Shaikh Salman and Dr Yi Rentao, the Chairman of DDMC Fortis, signed the deal which gives the exclusive rights to DDMC Fortis to market the AFC’s commercial properties for the next two cycles that take place from 2021 …

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AFC strengthens Statutes and formalises regional partnerships!

The 28th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress today approved changes to its Statutes, which align the AFC with the highest principles of good governance. The AFC Congress overwhelmingly approved the recognition of the five Asian Regional Associations and ‘welcomed them as partners’ in delivering the AFC’s Vision and Mission in …

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AIFF condoles former AFC General Secretary Dato’ Peter Velappan’s death!

The All India Football Federation condoles the death of Dato Peter Velappan, former General Secretary of Asian Football Confederation. He was 83. Mr. Velappan served as the General Secretary of the AFC for 29 years from 1978 to 2007. AIFF President Mr. Praful Patel in his statement said: “On behalf …

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Shaikh Salman pays tribute to former AFC general secretary Peter Velappan!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, today paid tribute to Dato’ Peter Velappan, the former AFC General Secretary, who passed away at the age of 83. Shaikh Salman said, “On behalf of the entire Asian football family, I send my condolences and heartfelt sympathy …

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Wholesome friendly between AFC-UNHCR and NFAP!

It was a morning of fun-filled football activities as students from the AFC-UNHCR and Name Football Association of Petaling (NFAP) met in a friendly match at the SJK (T) Ladang Vallambrosa, Klang, Malaysia on Sunday, October 14. The event was officiated by representatives from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), NFAP, …

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Aspiring elite referees ready to make their mark in Asia!

43 football and 18 futsal referees are set to take the first step in their journey to become elite referees as they gathered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday, October 16 for the 2018 AFC Referees Recruitment courses happening concurrently. The three-day course, which is a prelude to the AFC …

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Guam FA receives AFC Grassroots Charter Bronze membership!

The Guam Football Association (GFA) has been awarded the AFC Grassroots Charter Bronze membership for its continuous efforts in raising the standard of the grassroots in the East Asian island. The Grassroots Charter is a development tool for Member Associations to raise the quality of their grassroots programmes. It identifies …

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AFC Football Emergency & Anti-Doping Regional Course closes in Tashkent!

The AFC Football Emergency & Anti-Doping Regional Course came to a close on Friday, following a highly successful programme at the Bunyodkor Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. A total 28 participants from six countries that make up the Central Region, took part in the four-day programme hosted by the Uzbekistan Football …

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AFC General Secretary meets with Malaysian Minister for Youth and Sports!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Dato’ Windsor John today, October 11 met with the Malaysian Minister for Youth and Sports, YB Tuan Syed Saddiq bin Syed Abdul Rahman in the country’s federal administrative centre in Putrajaya. The AFC General Secretary, who was also joined by Football Association of Malaysia …

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AFC adds two Indian Referees to Asian Elite Panel for 2019!

The AFC referees department invited two of India’s FIFA elite referees – CR Srikrishna (Tamil Nadu) and Tejas Nagvenkar (Goa) for the elite panel selection. Both of them have already cleared the AFC practical evaluation in 2017/18. Both of them attended the course at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 6-9, …

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