Youth Ambassadors eager to create impact after landmark eGoal programme
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Aurora for Training and Development’s ground-breaking eGoal project, which engaged 83 Youth Social Responsibility Ambassadors from 42 Member Associations from across all five AFC Zones, drew praise from the participants in a virtual Awards Ceremony on Thursday.
Over the past two months, participants were given the unique opportunity to glean insights by some of the world’s leading guest speakers from the most reputable non-government organisations (NGOs) and will now continue their journey by engaging and inspiring fellow players by establishing a network to support development post COVID-19.
AFC strengthens Safeguarding commitment in landmark webinar
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) ambitions to ensure the highest standards of Safeguarding and the protection of children and young people across the Continent marked a landmark step forward today with the launch of the ground-breaking AFC-FIFA Safeguarding Orientation Webinar.
The first-of-its-kind webinar will engage more than 100 participants from 46 AFC Member Associations (MA) as well as the five AFC Regional Associations (RA), with the aim of widening the essential understanding on the importance, application, and delivery of safeguarding in football, while increasing awareness of the pivotal role of MAs in ensuring a safe and secure environment for children and young people.
South and Central Zone youth ambassadors complete e-Goal social responsibility programme
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC-AURORA e-Goal programme marked a significant milestone today as 25 hopefuls from 12 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations (MA) in the South and Central Zones completed the first phase of the landmark series.
The conclusion sees the programme, which was organised by Aurora for Training and Development and the AFC to strengthen youth development through coaching and mentoring for young ambassadors, reach all five of the AFC Zones.
AFC Social Responsibility efforts continue to create lasting impact across Asia
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment through its AFC Dream Asia Foundation to bring much needed aid to communities across the Continent has been further demonstrated not only by the work with UNOPS and International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) but also the AFC Vice President and Chairperson of the AFC’s Social Responsibility Committee Zaw Zaw.
Zaw Zaw has been the driving force behind a 1000-bed hospital at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon through his role as chairman of the Ayeyarwady Foundation which has funded the hospital to treat those suffering from COVID-19.
ASEAN Zone youth ambassadors complete e-Goal Social Responsibility Programme
Kuala Lumpur: As many as 23 hopefuls from 11 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations in the ASEAN Zone completed the first phase of the landmark AFC-AURORA’s e-Goal programme on Friday.
Over the course of the three weeks, the cohort have engaged in a series of virtual sessions centered on sport for development which include key areas such as Diversity and Inclusion, Philanthropy in Football and Safeguarding and Child Protection.