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VIDEO: AFC President Sheikh Salman congratulates the final cast for 2019 AFC Asian Cup!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has congratulated the final three teams – North Korea, Philippines and Yemen – for sealing their spots at the biggest ever AFC Asian Cup. After more than three years of captivating action, the final day of the 2019 AFC …

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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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FIFA President Infantino praises AFC contribution to global game!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino praised the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on the progress of Asian football and the Continent’s contribution to the world game. Attending the AFC Executive Committee meeting in Bangkok, the FIFA President said, “I feel it is …

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AFC President Shaikh Salman condoles the demise of Sultan Ahmed (Mohammedan Sporting)!

AFC president Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa sent his condolence message after the untimely demise of Mohammedan Sporting Club president Sultan Ahmed who passed away having suffered a cardiac arrest in Kolkata on Monday, September 4. In his condolence message to the All India Football Federation president Praful Patel, …

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AFC’s Shaikh Salman hails South Korea for successful hosting of FIFA U-20 World Cup!

The AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has hailed South Korea’s incredibly successful hosting of the FIFA U-20 World Cup which concluded on Sunday, June 11. Shaikh Salman noted that the success truly reflects South Korea’s position in world football, as well as its ability and enhanced reputation …

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AFC (Asia) forges closer collaboration with CONCACAF (North America)!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has strengthened its partnership with the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) after AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani signed a second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Confederations in Manama, Bahrain on Tuesday. …

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AFC President supports new FIFA World Cup place allocation!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has hailed the proposed slot allocation for a 48-team FIFA World Cup, which will give Asia a guaranteed eight places in 2026. Shaikh Salman said, after attending the meeting of Bureau of the FIFA Council on Thursday which …

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AFC President lauds Kashima & Asian teams for world-class achievements in 2016!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has hailed Asia’s teams and players for their remarkable achievements in 2016, which culminated in Kashima Antlers becoming the first-ever Asian club to appear in the FIFA Club World Cup Final on Sunday, December 18. Kashima Antlers produced …

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AFC President Sheikh Salman congratulates Iraq’s Air Force Club for historic AFC Cup win!

History was made at the 2016 AFC Cup final on Saturday night when Air Force Club became the first club from Iraq to capture the coveted continental club competition. Hammadi Ahmed scored the only goal of the game in the 70th minute to seal Air Force Club’s 1-0 win over …

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AFC President Shaikh Salman Condolences on the passing of India’s Amal Dutta!

The Asian Football Confederation president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has offered his heartfelt condolences on the passing of India’s pioneer professional football coach Amal Dutta who died at the age of 86 on Sunday, July 10. Amal Dutta became well-known as a tactical genius having played as a …

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