Ulaanbaatar: The Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) is the latest Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Association (MA) to benefit from the AFC President’s Infrastructure Initiative after the completion of three mini pitches in the country.
The new pitches in the provinces of Zavkhan, Uvs and Bulgan are part of the MFF’s initiatives to further develop and promote the sport. The projects are also expected to benefit the communities in the area.
Bringing the passion for football back to Sri Lanka
Colombo: After a lengthy hiatus from the game, Sri Lankan football is on the cusp of a burgeoning revival.
Having not played a competitive international game in the country for nearly a decade, the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL), with the assistance of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), has been busy making up for lost time through the AFC President’s Development Initiative.
AFC scholarship recipients continue FIFA Master journey
Kuala Lumpur: After three enriching months in England, the five AFC-sponsored candidates of the world-renowned FIFA Master Programme 2019-2020 edition have started their second module in Milan, thanks to the scholarship scheme between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Centre International d’Etude du Sports (CIES).
The five scholarship recipients – Tyson Scott (Australia), Rishab Kapur (India), Han Bits-yi (Korea Republic), Mahmoud Qaraqra (Palestine) and Michael Kevin Goco (Philippines) – completed their first semester at the De Montfort University in Leicester, England, on Humanities of Sport in December 2019 and are now relishing the experience in the next leg of the global and dynamic programme at Milan’s SDA Bocconi School of Management.
Digital platforms pave the way for TFF to promote futsal
Dushanbe: The Tajikistan Football Federation (TFF) continues to expand on the growing popularity of the Tajikistan Futsal League by engaging with fans through its social media and digital platforms.
With the assistance of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) through the AFC President’s Development Initiative, TFF has employed a full-time digital staff member to generate interesting and creative content to promote the league and its players.
MFF donates 2018 AFC Dream Asia Awards winnings to State Emergency Committee
Ulaanbaatar: The Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) has donated the funds received for winning the 2018 AFC Dream Asia Awards in the Aspiring category to the Mongolian State Emergency Committee to battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Vice President and MFF President Ganbaatar Amgalanbaatar and other representatives from MFF held a meeting with the State Emergency Committee Chairman and Mongolia’s Deputy Prime Minister Enkhtuvshin Ulziisaikhan on Tuesday before delivering the donation, face masks, protective suits and electronic thermometers.
Mongolian school educators enhance COVID-19 prevention knowledge
Ulaanbaatar: The AFC Dream Asia Foundation in collaboration with the Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) and Mongolian Red Cross Society (MRCS) have reached out to educators in the country to provide training on the best practices to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.
Attended by 120 participants, the training was aimed at increasing the safety standards in schools which are vulnerable to the pandemic and to empower education professionals in the country.
Construction of Mongolia’s School No. 79 new pitch to commence
Ulaanbaatar: The construction of the new football pitch at Mongolia’s School No. 79 marked a major milestone on Monday after the Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) signed an agreement with football pitch contractors Derennaran LLC to commence the landmark project on May 10, 2020.
Supported by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Dream Asia Foundation, the proposal to build a football pitch was initiated in 2018 after tragedy struck School No. 79 when an 11-year-old male student tragically died after a goal post fell on him.