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 President sends message of unity and solidarity to Member Associations
Kuala Lumpur: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, has sent a message of unity and solidarity to the Presidents of the AFC’s Member Associations and thanked them for their support during the current COVID-19 crisis.
In the letter, reproduced below, the AFC President praised the way the Member Associations have come together "to tackle the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on an international and domestic level – showing just how much Football Cares."
#BreakTheChain reaches new milestone with 100 Asian icons joining the campaign
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain campaign has reached a new landmark with 100 Asian stars lending their voice towards raising awareness in stopping the spread of COVID-19.
Philippines national team centurion James Younghusband fittingly joins the latest episode alongside Yan Junling of China PR and Morteza Pouraliganji of Islamic Republic of Iran, urging communities affected by COVID-19 to remain calm and patient.
AFC’s #BreakTheChain campaign continues to receive inspiring support
Kuala Lumpur: Thailand and Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo’s winger Chanathip Songkrasin, Mongolia national team defender Tsedenbal Norjmoo as well as Palestine’s centre back Abdelatif Bahdari feature in the latest Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain video.
More than 100 Asian stars as well as match officials and Member Associations have joined the #BreakTheChain public awareness campaign to spread the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidelines and share the inspiring message of hope and solidarity as an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
FIFA President outlines three immediate priorities for football
Zurich: FIFA President Gianni Infantino has outlined his three immediate priorities for FIFA to support football during and beyond the coronavirus in a video message specifically addressed to the 211 FIFA Member Associations and shared with members of the FIFA Council.
The FIFA President reiterated, in order of priority, that health comes first, that FIFA is ready to pro-actively help football through these exceptional circumstances, and that an ongoing consultation process is taking place to consider the future evolution of the sport.
Tang, Al Maloud and Kichin join forces in latest #BreakTheChain episode
Kuala Lumpur: China PR and Jiangsu Suning star Tang Jiali, Abdelwahab Al Maloud of Bahrain as well as Kyrgyz Republic defender Valerii Kichin are the latest Asian stars to lend their voices in support of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain campaign.
More than 100 players and officials have issued a rallying call for unity and solidarity through the #BreakTheChain series, which continues to promote the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidelines and raise awareness in the fight against the spread of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
AFC hails medical heroes in special #BreakTheChain episode
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) today pays special tribute to the AFC doctors and medical practitioners who continue to risk their lives to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in this latest #BreakTheChain series.
More than 100 Asian icons have joined the public awareness campaign and today, the spotlight shifts to the true heroes - battling bravely and selflessly in the front lines to ensure that their communities and loved ones remain protected and safe.