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Shaikh Salman extends condolences on the passing of Iran’s Mehrdad Minavand!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has sent his condolences to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) and to the family and loved ones of former IR Iran international Mehrdad Minavand who passed away at the age of 45 on Wednesday after contracting …

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AFC’s Shaikh Salman receives Saudi Arabia bid to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, today received Saudi Arabia’s Bid Book as part of the next phase of their campaign to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup. Shaikh Salman welcomed the Saudi Arabia Football Federation (SAFF) delegation, led by Yasser Almisehal, SAFF President, who …

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AFC president Shaikh Salman congratulates Mongolian FF on Golden Ball celebration!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President congratulated the Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) on their first-ever online Golden Ball celebration of the Mongolian football season. In the opening address for the event which has been held since 2015, Shaik Salman praised the MFF President and …

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AFC President discusses with Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki plans to develop Asian football!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa met Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports and Chairman of the Olympic Committee in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, during his visit in the Kingdom of Bahrain. During the meeting, Shaikh Salman extended a warm welcome to …

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AFC’s Shaikh Salman extends condolences on the passing of Malaysia’s Datuk Mohamad Bakar!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has extended his condolences to the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and the family and friends of former Malaysia international and head coach Datuk Mohamad Bakar who passed away at the age of 75 on Sunday, November 8. Datuk …

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AFC President extends condolences on the passing of Prince Hj Abdul Azim!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has sent his condolences to the National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam following the untimely demise of HRH Prince Haji Abdul Azim who passed away at the age of 38 on Saturday, October 24. The AFC President said, …

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AFC president Shaikh Salman offers condolences on the passing of Carlton Chapman!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has extended his condolences to the All India Football Federation and the family and friends of former Indian footballer Carlton Chapman who passed away at the age of 49 on Monday, October 12. Chapman enjoyed a distinguished international and …

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AFC President participates in FIFA AFC member associations meeting!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa participated in a series of video conference meetings, organised by FIFA for the five AFC regions in Asia, which were also attended by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, to discuss the possible ways to strengthen cooperation to further develop the …

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AFC President hails unity & solidarity of Asian football family!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, today acknowledged the solidarity and unity which has not only allowed the AFC to begin the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic but also deliver more global events to Asia. In the first ever AFC Executive Committee meeting to …

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AFC President expresses condolences on the passing of Chuni Goswami!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has extended his condolences to the family and friends of former India captain Chuni Goswami, who passed away at the age of 82 on Thursday, April 30, 2020 after battling a prolonged illness. Shaikh Salman said, “On behalf …

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