The AFC MA Development Department focuses on strengthening MA administrations and providing the tools needed to grow the game at national level.

Department Objectives:

  • To provide MAs with practical tools, services and other support that enable them to run the most modern sports’ governing body possible and to develop football as the number one sport in their country.
  • To ensure that all regulations managed by the Department are correctly implemented with the relevant support of internal and external bodies to guarantee transparency and consistency, whilst always seeking to improve these regulations as required for overall development of AFC MAs.
  • To continue to take best practices for MA, league and club management and commercialisation to those that implement such activities.
  • To continuously seek more efficient internal practices to not only enable better implementation of all programmes but to also set the standard expected of football governing bodies in Asia.

The department’s mission is to identify focused and dedicated services to maximise the potential of MAs


This department comprises three units:


MA Development

Development and AFAP

Club Licensing

MA Administration Education

Oct 28 2016
Dhaka: The first ever Player Support Seminar has been successfully held...
Oct 24 2016
Pyongyang: Club representatives learnt about the Asian Football Confederation (...
Oct 20 2016
Taipei: Football development in Chinese Taipei is set to enjoy tremendous...
Oct 07 2016
Thimphu: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has organised a stadium and...
Oct 01 2016
Amman: A two-day Match Commissioners’ Workshop was held recently in the capital...
Oct 01 2016
Dushanbe: The Tajikistan Football Federation (TFF) has launched its Online Live...
Sep 28 2016
Goa: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the All India Football...
Sep 14 2016
Vientiane: Lao Premier League CEO Mano Nhouvannasak has hailed the...
Sep 11 2016
Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan has successfully launched its Live Streaming Platform...