AFC MAs continue to lend their support to help communities affected by COVID-19
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Member Associations and Asian football leagues continue to contribute to communities who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
After donating USD1 million earlier, AFC Vice President and Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) President Zaw Zaw, who is also the AFC Social Responsibility Committee Chairperson, donated additional money and rice (approximately USD 20,000) to 208 Myanmar football players and former referees to help them survive this difficult time.
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.
BFF begins Social Responsibility journey to help youths
Thimphu: The Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) has embarked on a year-long social responsibility programme, in conjunction with the AFC Dream Asia Foundation, to help youths conflicted with the law in the country.
BFF are working with Nashoen Lamtoen to organise programmes that use the power of football to reach out to convicted youths, who are often subjected to abuse, neglect and have been marginalised by society.
AFC MAs continue to contribute towards the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Member Associations as well as Asian clubs and players continue to lend their unwavering support to the communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by donating funds, medical supplies and hospital equipment.
The Myanmar Football Federation (MFF), Chinese national team members and clubs exemplify the AFC’s Social Responsibility message that “Football Cares” by assisting the hospitals, medical teams and people in need.
Communities in Asia continue to benefit from AFC MAs' social responsibility initiatives
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s Member Associations as well as the football leagues in Asia continue to do their part through various initiatives to help communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The All India Football Federation (AIFF), the Guam Football Association (GFA), the J.LEAGUE and the Wuhan Football Association have helped by giving donations, promoting public awareness messages and opening training centres to house medical teams.
AFC Member Associations take the lead to help COVID-19 affected communities
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations continue to spread the message that “Football Cares” through social responsibility initiatives organised for communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) launched a feeding the poor programme while the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) is working closely with its Ministry of Health to provide accommodation to those returning to the country and are required to be quarantined.
Meanwhile the UAE Pro League has started a 10-day football skill challenge where they will donate money to the Fund of the United Arab Emirates - Homeland of Humanity - for every football skill video uploaded on Instagram.
Yangon: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Vice President and President of the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) Zaw Zaw on Friday launched FIFA’s Football for Schools project in Myanmar at the Yangon Football Academy attended by State Counsellor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
To support this venture, President Zaw Zaw, Chairman of the AFC Social Responsibility Committee, also announced that he has donated a further 10,000 footballs towards this initiative.