Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment to promote grassroots football and to provide a safe and enjoyable football environment was further highlighted at the 12th AFC Grassroots Panel meeting held online on Thursday.
Led by the AFC Technical Director Andy Roxburgh, 13 Panel members were updated on the widely-acclaimed AFC Grassroots Charter and grassroots development.
AFC Grassroots Football Focus Group Session end on a high note
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Grassroots Football Session successfully ended on Thursday, with more than 70 grassroots practitioners benefitting from the highly educational session.
The virtual meeting started with AFC Technical Director Andy Roxburgh highlighting the general aim and the development of children’s football.
Syrian FA receives AFC Grassroots Charter Bronze Membership
Damascus: The Syrian Football Association (SFA) has been awarded the AFC Grassroots Charter Bronze Membership for its comprehensive grassroots strategy and all-inclusive programmes.
With the aim of strengthening the game across the country, the SFA has a long-term plan which covers a wide range of areas such as player development, coach education, capability development for referees and administrators as well as grassroots projects.
Youth volunteers do their part to help people with visual disabilities
Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Football Association LTD. (HKFA), an AFC Grassroots Charter Bronze member, recently launched a Special Education Needs (SEN) volunteer programme to help the visually impaired and blind enjoy the experience of football.
HKFA recruited U18 and U16 youth players to join the volunteer programme where they were given proper knowledge and skills to help those with visual disabilities attend Hong Kong Premier League (HKPL) matches.
Grassroots sessions continue with focus on school football
Kuala Lumpur: Grassroots leaders in Asia gained valuable insights on how to promote football in schools in the latest Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Technical Focus-Group Session on Tuesday.
Organised for Benchmarking Member Associations (MA), AFC Technical Director Andy Roxburgh opened the session by highlighting football’s role in the post-pandemic era and explained the different categories of grassroots football.