Jakarta: An Asian Football Confederation (AFC) delegation led by the AFC Deputy General Secretary Shin Man Gill and Deputy Chairperson of the AFC Safety and Security Task Force Datuk Dell Akbar Khan met with the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) President Police Commissioner General Dr H. Mochamad Iriawan on Wednesday and expressed their condolences and support in the wake of the Kanjuruhan stadium tragedy earlier this month.
Following the assurance of support provided by the AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa to the PSSI, the AFC delegation also met with several key stakeholders of the PSSI and the Indonesian Government and were briefed on the latest developments.
AFC Club Licensing Annual Seminar 2022 concludes successfully
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) organised the AFC Club Licensing Annual Seminar for 2022 with 57 participants from 38 Member Associations (MAs), gathering to discuss and learn about the latest updates.
The two-day seminar commenced on September 22 with opening remarks from the AFC General Secretary Datuk Seri Windsor John after which, the Competitions and Football Events Division Deputy Director, Avazbek Berdikulov provided a succinct overview of AFC competitions.
AFC Match Commissioner Seminar 2022 (West) successfully completed
Dubai: The three-day AFC Match Commissioner (MC) Seminar for the West Region concluded on September 14, 2022, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where participants benefitted from the educational programmes and in-depth discussions among peers.
Following the success of the MC Seminar for the East region earlier this month, the course welcomed 31 participants from 18 Member Associations (MAs) as well as from the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA).
AFC Match Commissioner Seminar 2022 (East) ends on high note
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) conducted a Match Commissioner (MC) Seminar 2022 for the East Region in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 5 to 7, 2022.
Joined by 17 participants from 10 Member Associations (MAs), the three-day seminar marked the first offline event that was organised by the Competitions & Football Events Division (CFED) since the onset of the pandemic in 2020.
WAFF conducts preparatory workshop ahead of AFC Match Commissioner Seminar 2022
Amman: The West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) organised a Match Commissioner (MC) preparatory workshop from August 30 to 31, 2022 in Jordan’s capital city, Amman.
The workshop was designed to include several interesting lectures and practical activities to help the participants prepare for the upcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Match Commissioner (MC) Seminar 2022 later this month in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
AFC Club Licensing Task Force continue to raise professional club standards in Asia
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Club Licensing Task Force has complimented the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s Member Associations (MAs) on their abilities to adapt their Club Licensing Systems to the changes in the new AFC club competition season at its fourth meeting held today.
The updated AFC Club Licensing Regulations (2022 Edition) came into force on July 29, 2022 and incorporated several important updates that are applicable when granting licences to participating clubs in the AFC Club Competitions from the 2023/2024 season onwards.
The updated regulations came into force on July 29, 2022 and incorporated several important updates that are applicable when granting licences to participating clubs in the AFC Club Competitions from the 2023/2024 season onwards.
AFC Club Licensing Task Force outlines roadmap for upcoming AFC Club Licensing cycle
Kuala Lumpur: Following the AFC Executive Committee’s strategic enhancements to the AFC Club Competitions last month, the AFC Club Licensing Task Force has today discussed key changes and the revised timeline to the AFC Club Licensing implementation process at its third meeting held virtually.
In his opening address, AFC Club Licensing Task Force Chairperson Hamad Mohamed Aljneibi recognised the undeniable role of club licensing in raising the professional standards across the Asian football landscape, whilst underlining the importance of raising the quality of compliance among the AFC’s Member Associations (MAs), particularly as the Confederation marked a decade-long journey in club licensing.
AFC Club Licensing Online Seminar 2022 highlights new developments
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s commitment to further raise the standards of professionalism in club football was underlined at the AFC Club Licensing Online Seminar 2022 on Thursday.
Club Licensing Managers across Asia attended the virtual seminar that covered the latest developments and key changes in the AFC Club Licensing Regulations that has been extended to futsal and women’s football.
Asian futsal set to soar with new AFC Futsal Club Licensing Criteria
Kuala Lumpur: Asian futsal has grown steadily in recent years with the Continent’s sides achieving success on the world’s biggest stages and the sport is poised to usher in a new chapter of development with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) confirming the pilot implementation of futsal club licensing beginning this year.
The AFC Futsal Club Licensing Criteria was ratified by the AFC Executive Committee in October 2021 and subsequently included as part of the annexure of the AFC Club Licensing Regulations (Edition 2021) and looks set to benefit the AFC’s Member Associations (MAs)’ efforts towards elevating the professional standards of clubs and leagues across the Continent.
AFC competitions and qualifiers draw dates confirmed
Kuala Lumpur: The 2022 season is poised to start on a high note with the draw dates confirmed for the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers Final Round, AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait 2022 Qualifiers and the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup Group Stages.
The AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait 2022 Qualifiers will be the first draw held virtually on January 6 in Kuala Lumpur with a total of 32 Member Associations (MAs) battling for the available 15 slots to join hosts Kuwait.
Slot allocation for AFC Champions League and AFC Cup 2023 confirmed
Kuala Lumpur: The club allocations for the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup in 2023 have been determined following the latest AFC Club Competitions Ranking.
Saudi Arabia, who lead the AFC Club Competitions Ranking 2021, are ranked first in the AFC Champions League (West), with three of their clubs automatically qualifying to the Group Stage and one club advancing to the preliminary or play-offs.