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
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...