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Guam & Malaysia receive Silver status in AFC Grassroots Charter!

The Guam Football Association (GFA) and Football Association of Malaysia (FAM)’s AFC Grassroots Charter membership have been upgraded to Silver as a result of their commitment to continue raising the level of grassroots football. Under strict health and safety protocols due to the pandemic, the GFA and FAM have shown …

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2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Guam face Cambodia, Indonesia draw Chinese Taipei in playoffs!

The playoff draw for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup – China Qualifiers Final Round concluded at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, June 24. Guam will face Cambodia in the first playoff, while Indonesia were drawn against Chinese Taipei. The two-leg playoffs will be contested on September …

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2022 FIFA World Cup – 2023 AFC Asian Cup: Asian teams discover Round 1 qualifier opponents!

The draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar and 2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers – Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 took place at the AFC House in the Malaysian capital on Wednesday, April 17. Seeded teams Malaysia, Cambodia, Macau, Laos, Bhutan and Mongolia were handed challenging fixtures for …

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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: Head of Integrity recommends independent investigation on Guam FA President!

Independent Head of Integrity Mohammad Ali Al Kamali has written to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) ​recommending the opening of an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the prosecution of former Guam Football Association President Richard Lai. On April 27, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York, Mr Lai pleaded guilty to two …

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Guam’s Richard K. Lai banned by independent Ethics Committee for 90 days from all football activities!

The chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, Hans-Joachim Eckert, has provisionally banned Richard K. Lai, the President of the Guam Football Association, for a duration of 90 days. The duration of the ban may be extended for an additional period not exceeding 45 days. During this …

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Minerva Academy FC sign Guam international Marcus Lopez on permanent deal!

Though it currently is not clear in which division Chandigarh-based professional football team Minerva Academy FC will play this season, the I-League or the Second Division League, they have signed Guam international striker Marcus Lopez for the remainder of the 2016/17 season. “Earning a contract with the club was a …

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Teams learn 2017 AFC Cup Playoff Qualifiers opponents!

Nine teams now know who stands between themselves and the next stage of 2017 AFC Cup qualifying when the official draw for the competition’s Playoff Qualifiers was held in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, June 17. The Teams Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Ltd (Bangladesh), FC Tertons (Bhutan), Nagaworld FC (Cambodia), Tatung …

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