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
Apr 26 2017
Dushanbe: A seminar on the Club Licensing Administration System for teams in...
Apr 21 2017
Tashkent: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Association Development...
Apr 09 2017
Jakarta: Some 100 All Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) referees began an...
Apr 05 2017
Kuala Lumpur: The first Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations...
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...
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