Asian Football Confederation

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the govrenin bouk o association fitbaw in Asie. It has 47 member countries, maistly locatit on the Asie continent. All the transcontinental countries wi territory in baith Europe an Asie are members o UEFA (Azerbaijan, Armenie, Georgie, Kazakhstan, Roushie, an Turkey). Israel is a UEFA member even tho it lees entirely in Asie an aw. On the ither haund, Australie, umwhile in the OFC, haes been in the AFC since 2006, an the Oceanie island o Guam, a territory o the Unitit States, is a member o AFC an aw.

Asian Football Confederation
Asian Football Confederation member associations map.svg
AbbreviationAFC
MottoThe Future is Asia
Formation8 Mey 1954; 66 years ago (1954-05-08)
TeepSports organization
HeidquartersMalaysie Kuala Lumpur, Malaysie
Region served
Asia
Membership
47 member associations
Bahrain Salman Al-Khalifa
Vice-president
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Zhang Jilong[1]
General Secretary
Malaysie Alex Soosay[2]
Parent organisation
FIFA
Wabsteidwww.The-AFC.com

Ane o FIFA's sax continental confederations, the AFC wis formit offeecially on 8 Mey 1954 in Manila, Philippines, on the sidelines o the seicont Asie Gemmes. The 12 foonder members wur Afghanistan, Burma (Myanmar), Cheenese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indie, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sooth Korea, an Vietnam.[3] The main heidquairters is locatit in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysie. The current preses is Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa o Bahrain.

ReferencesEedit

  1. http://www.the-afc.com/en/about-afc/afc-executive-committee
  2. http://www.the-afc.com/en/about-afc/afc-general-secretary
  3. "About AFC". The-AFC.com. Asian Football Confederation. 6 September 2007. Retrieved 23 Juin 2010.

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