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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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AFC President hails Asia’s ‘guiding lights’ as more than 100 stars pledge to #BreakTheChain!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president, today thanked the 100 players, officials and match officials who have contributed to promote the World Health Organization’s (WHO) messaging during the current COVID-19 crisis. The AFC President described the Member Associations, the players, officials and match officials, …

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AFC President sends message of unity & solidarity to Member Associations!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, has sent a message of unity and solidarity to the Presidents of the AFC’s Member Associations and thanked them for their support during the current COVID-19 crisis. In the letter, reproduced below, the AFC President praised the way …

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AFC President’s message to Asia’s Member Associations!

In these unprecedented and challenging times, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) extends its wish that all members of the Asian football community remain safe and healthy. Football will have an important role to play in the weeks and months ahead as the world returns to normality, but now our focus …

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AFC president sends ‘heartfelt condolences & sympathies’ on PK Banerjee’s death!

Asian Football Confederation president Shaikh Salman Bin El Khalifa has sent his “heartfelt condolences and sympathies” on the passing away of legendary Indian player and coach Padma Shri Pradip Kumar Banerjee. In a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel, the AFC President wrote, “On behalf the whole Asian football family, …

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AFC President pledges more support for those in need in Asia!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, pledged that the AFC will continue to use the power of football to benefit communities in need across Asia in the coming years. Speaking at the first meeting of the AFC’s Social Responsibility (SR) Committee for the cycle …

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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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AFC president Shaikh Salman outlines vision for Asian football to Central Zone!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, on Saturday, May 5 outlined his vision for Asian football to the representatives of the six AFC Central Zone countries. Meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, following the draw for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, Shaikh Salman …

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