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.


This department comprises two units:



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
Jul 18 2015
Singapore: Representatives from the Asian Football Confederation, the English...
Mar 27 2015
Kuala Lumpur: A dedicated training workshop for integrity officers from FIFA...
Mar 06 2015
Kuala Lumpur: A FIFA/AFC Regional Seminar for National Security Officers...
Jan 15 2015
Sydney: With match-fixing impacting sport the world over, extensive measures...
Dec 03 2014
Kuala Lumpur: A three-day AFC Asian Cup 2015 Integrity Officers’ Train-the-...
Oct 14 2014
Dubai: Afghan Premier League officials have attended a two-week Premier Skills...
Sep 07 2014
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Member Associations and Development Department made...
Sep 06 2014
Kuala Lumpur: AFC Vice-President and President of the Football Association of...
Sep 05 2014
Kuala Lumpur: Delegates of a FIFA/AFC Member Associations and Development...