Sao Paulo: Joko Driyono, the General Secretary of the Football Association of Indonesia, captured the spirit of unity evident at Monday's AFC Extraordinary Congress as representatives of the 46 Member Associations gave their overwhelming support to a number of amendments to the AFC Statutes aimed at continuing the process of reforming and re-energising Asian football.
Sao Paulo: The 'in-principle' creation of a 'Central AFC' Zone that was approved at Monday's AFC Extraordinary Congress that will see the current South & Central Zone split into two has been warmly welcomed by Tajikistan Football Federation General Secretary Islom Mahmadshoev.
Sao Paulo: FIFA President Sepp Blatter received a standing ovation as he signalled his intention to ask for another four-year term at the head of world football at the AFC Congress on Monday.
Sao Paulo. Just four days away from the kick-off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, decisions on the qualification pathway for Asia's representatives at future editions of the global game's showpiece tournament were being deliberated by the AFC Executive Committee.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Governance Reform Task Force held its first plenary meeting on Tuesday at AFC House.
Kuala Lumpur: AFC Vice Presidents Moya Dodd and Yousuf Al Serkal as well as a host of AFC Executive Committee will be attending the 2014 Soccerex Asian Forum, which begins in Jordan on Tuesday.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Governance Reform Task Force, set up to recommend appropriate measures on governance, audit and compliance, met informally on the sidelines of the AFC committees last week.
Kuala Lumpur: In order to give opportunity for more Member Associations to be part of Asia’s flagship competition, the AFC Executive Committee on Wednesday decided to approve a proposal to increase the number of teams in the AFC Asian Cup from 16 to 24 from the 2019 edition.