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AFC Cup Club Licensing Workshop pushes MAs forward!

The AFC Cup Club Licensing Workshop started at the Asian Football Confederation House on Monday, bringing together club licensing managers from across East Asia. The workshop, organised by the AFC Member Association Development Department, is not only a refresher on procedures and expectations but also to strengthen the participants’ understanding …

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AFC club competitions continue to grow in appeal with latest Kärcher deal!

The stature and global appeal of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) club competitions was further underlined today with German cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher announced as the new official sponsor of both the AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup. Dato’ Windsor John, the AFC General Secretary, said: “Kärcher are a …

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New AFC President’s Initiative structure building strong foundations across the continent!

The hugely successful Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President’s initiatives, which were consolidated into two broader programmes in October last year – the AFC President’s Infrastructure Initiative and the AFC President’s Development Initiative – have been well-received and continues to enhance the strategic and alignment capabilities and the long-term development plans …

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New AFC system to speed up application process in Asia!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has introduced the AFCAS Online System to ease its Member Associations’ application process for the organisation of International Matches/Competitions. Following FIFA’s Circular (No. 1593) on 26 July 2017 to all its Members, reiterating the application process,The AFC launched the AFCAS Online System (AFC-IM Online) on …

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AFC Futsal Referees and Instructors gear up for 2018!

The AFC Futsal Referees and AFC Futsal Instructors Seminars kicked-off in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, January 10. The seminars will see participation from 43 referees and 15 instructors – with the aim to prepare them for the 2018 AFC Futsal Competitions. The seminar is divided into …

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AFC recognises world-class refereeing achievement!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) yesterday, January 10 presented the AFC Referees Special Award to Uzbekistan’s Bakhtiyor Namazov at the AFC Futsal Referees and Instructors Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 43-year-old capped off another remarkable year for Asian refereeing in 2017 when he became the first AFC referee to …

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Bangladesh FF aims to strengthen grassroots pool!

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), under the AFC President’s Initiative, launched a mini artificial turf at the Nilphamari District Stadium on Sunday, January 7. The mini pitch was inaugurated by Asaduzzaman Noor, Minister for Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh together with Kazi Salahuddin, President of BFF and SAFF. Also present at …

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AFC extends and expands partnership with Sportradar!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) yesterday, January 8 signed a new agreement with sports data company Sportradar for an historic partnership in the field of integrity, specifically addressing match-fixing. Sportradar’s Intelligence and Investigation Services will now be engaged with the AFC from the 2018 and 2019 seasons to investigate those …

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AFC ‘A’ Licence Certificate Course concludes in Bahrain!

The Bahrain Football Association, in collaboration with the Asian Football Confederation, has successfully conducted an AFC ‘A’ Licence Certificate Coaching Course. Bahrain FA Board of Directors member Arif Almannai thanked the AFC for helping in the organising of the course. Almannai also conveyed his appreciation to the instructors for their …

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2019 AFC Asian Cup: One-year countdown to biggest stage in Asian football begins!

With the AFC Asian Cup – UAE 2019 reaching the one-year countdown mark, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) with the support of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday, January 5 unveiled the official slogan of the competition – Bringing Asia Together. The slogan was selected following a month-long worldwide …

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