More Member Associations join COVID-19 relief efforts
Kuala Lumpur: The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) with their national team head coach Tatsuma Yoshida and the Guam Football Association (GFA) continue to show initiative to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yoshida and nine senior management staff at FAS have voluntarily established the OneStrong Fund to support poor families and children during the pandemic while GFA used their 2019 AFC Dream Asia Award - Aspiring Member Association prize to donate isolation gowns and a full body isolation equipment to the Guam Memorial Hospital.
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.
Asian stars call for continued vigilance in latest AFC’s #BreakTheChain episode
Kuala Lumpur: Kuwait international Fahad Al Ansari, Pakistan’s Denmark-based goalkeeper Yousuf Butt and United Arab Emirates women’s team midfielder Nouf Al Anzi are the latest to pledge their support towards the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) widely-applauded #BreakTheChain series.
In an unprecedented display of solidarity amidst adversity, more than 150 Asian players and officials from 45 AFC Member Associations have engaged with and encouraged millions of fans, through the mass awareness campaign, to do their part in adhering to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) best practices while sharing messages of hope, unity and gratitude to the global community.
Resan, Safee and Bishal join forces in latest AFC’s #StayActive campaign
Kuala Lumpur: Iraq international and Persepolis FC’s Bashar Resan, experienced Malaysian forward Safee Sali and Nepal goalkeeper Bishal Shrestha are the latest trio to showcase the best ways to maintain a healthy routine during the COVID-19 pandemic in today’s episode of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #StayActive series.
The latest #StayActive campaign shines the spotlight on the fitness programmes of some of Asia’s biggest icons and is designed to encourage fans to join their favourite stars in improving their physical health and mental wellbeing from the comforts of their homes and to follow the World Health Organization’s guidelines on physical distancing.