AFC Awards

AFC Annual Awards 2015: What a night it was!


Sunday, November 29, 2015
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New Delhi: The Asian Football Confederation’s Annual Awards extravaganza was held to much acclaim in New Delhi, India on Sunday.



On a night when the AFC acknowledged the continent’s best players, officials and administrators, there can be little doubt that the high profile gathering in the Indian capital was nothing short of a resounding success.

From an impassioned speech about Asian football’s rise to power and bright future courtesy of AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, to stellar cultural performances and the crowning of the AFC Player of the Year, the evening provided something for everyone as glitz and glamour shared the stage with the continent’s finest.

Here's a full list of the 2015 AFC Annual Awards winners:

AFC Member Association of the Year

Inspiring
Japan Football Association

Developing
Hong Kong Football Association

Aspiring
Bangladesh Football Federation

AFC Dream Asia Award

Japan Football Association

AFC National Team of the Year

Men
Australia National Team

Women
Japan Women’s National Team

AFC Coach of the Year

Men
Ange Postecoglou (AUS)

Women
Asako Takakura (JPN)

AFC Player of the Year

Men
Ahmed Khalil (UAE)

Women
Aya Miyama

AFC President Recognition Awards for Grassroots Football

Inspiring
Japan

Developing
Vietnam

Aspiring
Brunei Darussalam

AFC Fair Play Association of the Year

Japan Football Association

AFC Club of the Year

Guangzhou Evergrande (CHN)

AFC Futsal Player of the Year

Vahid Shamsaee (IRN)

AFC Futsal Team of the Year

Tasisat Daryaei (IRN)

AFC Youth Player of the Year

Men
Dostonbek Khamdamov (UZB)

Women
Rikako Kobayashi (JPN)

AFC Foreign Player of the Year

Ricardo Goulart Pereira (BRA)

AFC Asian International Player of the Year

Son Heung-min (KOR)