Introduction

The department’s mission is to engage, protect and assist all the AFC Member Associations and cooperate with FIFA, the Confederations and other stakeholders of the game to raise the standard of football and its governance across the continent.

Units

This department comprises two units:

MA And IR
Member
Associations
International
Relations

 

The objectives, roles and responsibilities can be described as follows:

  1. To serve and strengthen our Members
    • Analyse, listen to and better understand our Members’ needs and be able to serve those needs
    • Raise the standard of football in all MAs irrespective of strength on and off the field
    • Help our Members comply with their obligations as part of the international regulatory framework, particularly in the areas of statutes and governance
    • Protect the interests of AFC Member Associations and help settle disputes amongst Members
    • Help our Members in their statutes revision process and Congresses
    • Conduct official communication with AFC Member Associations
    • Organize the General Secretary’s Induction Program
  2. To improve internal and external relations
    • Work on AFC Statutes and other Codes
    • Monitor AFC Members in FIFA and AFC Committees
    • Help prepare AFC Congresses and Confederation Meetings
    • Establish and develop working relations with FIFA, Confederations, Associations outside AFC and other international stakeholders
    • The AFC has MoUs with various stakeholders including FIFA, UEFA, Premier League and theGerman FA
Mar 30 2017
Manama: Bahrain football clubs from the first and second divisions attended an...
Mar 27 2017
Abu Dhabi: A Players Media Training Workshop  was conducted in three United...
Mar 23 2017
Malé: Club licensing managers from Maldivian football clubs were given an...
Mar 14 2017
Kathmandu: A follow-up visit under the AFC League Development Programme was...
Feb 24 2017
Bishkek: Setting up a long-term strategic plan was the focus of a recent visit...
Feb 23 2017
Muscat: A workshop on stadium safety and security was held under the Asian...
Feb 07 2017
Dushanbe: Football development in Afghanistan has been given a significant...
Feb 03 2017
Dhaka: A Club Licensing Workshop was recently organised for the Bangladesh...
Jan 30 2017
Colombo: Sri Lanka has launched its Online Live Streaming Platform, a project...
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