Asian Football Confederation

AFC General Secretary Dato' Windsor wants one league in India from next year

AFC General Secretary Dato' Windsor wants one league in India from next year

The merger will give a big boost to Mohun Bagan and East Bengal's hopes to play in the ISL.

Oct 25, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
FIFA finances 'extremely solid', claims Gianni Infantino

FIFA finances 'extremely solid', claims Gianni Infantino

Infantino added that it was normal for FIFA to make losses for three years and then "make revenue" during the fourth financial year, when a World Cup takes place.

May 08, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
We deserve more FIFA World Cup slots, says Asian football boss

We deserve more FIFA World Cup slots, says Asian football boss

The expansion was a key election promise of FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who beat Sheikh Salman to the post in polls early last year.

Jan 11, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

Football: Africa kingmakers face moment of truth in FIFA race

Africa`s football powerbrokers meet in Rwanda on Friday, poised to make or break the dreams of the five men chasing the biggest job in the sport -- the presidency of FIFA.

Feb 05, 2016, 07:41 AM IST
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein asks FIFA to investigate Africa-Asia MOU

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein asks FIFA to investigate Africa-Asia MOU

Bin Ali says that he has always promoted cross-regional understanding.

Jan 16, 2016, 18:03 PM IST
FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman says he would examine role of US law, consulting firms

FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman says he would examine role of US law, consulting firms

Salman says a close look is needed because he isn't fully convinced FIFA was getting enough out of the relationship.

Jan 09, 2016, 06:34 AM IST
AFC chief emphasises on importance of medical conference

AFC chief emphasises on importance of medical conference

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said it is aimed at development of medicine and science in the sport.

Nov 30, 2015, 18:00 PM IST
Asian soccer body says it supports FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman

Asian soccer body says it supports FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman

Three of the five FIFA candidates claim support from Asian voters, but the AFC said it fully backed Sheikh Salman.

Nov 27, 2015, 21:48 PM IST
Australian football federation chief quits

Australian football federation chief quits

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hailed Lowy for "instilling in Australians your love and passion for the game".

Nov 17, 2015, 11:47 AM IST
India drop to 172nd, Belgium top FIFA rankings

India drop to 172nd, Belgium top FIFA rankings

India is also ranked a dismal 33rd amongst Asian teams.

Nov 05, 2015, 20:43 PM IST
FIFA presidential candidate denies torturing footballers

FIFA presidential candidate denies torturing footballers

Sheikh Salman said the allegations that he was involved in torturing footballers are all "lies".

Oct 27, 2015, 22:39 PM IST
Sepp Blatter fights ban amid FIFA turmoil even as Asian body calls for emergency meeting

Sepp Blatter fights ban amid FIFA turmoil even as Asian body calls for emergency meeting

FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90 day ban that forced him out of office, a report said on Friday as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.

Oct 09, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

AFC gives nod to Goa govt to host U-16 Championship next year

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday gave green signal to the Goa Government for hosting the AFC U-16 Championship, which will be held from September 15 to October 2 next year.

Sep 25, 2015, 19:40 PM IST
India placed 22nd in new Asian football technical ranking

India placed 22nd in new Asian football technical ranking

A new technical ranking system of the Asian Football Confederation has placed India in 22nd spot among the continent's 46-member countries, the highest among South Asian nations.

Sep 13, 2015, 14:38 PM IST
Chung Mong-Joon accuses FIFA of ignoring `election fraud`

Chung Mong-Joon accuses FIFA of ignoring `election fraud`

South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Friday accused football`s governing body of overlooking an "election fraud" favouring rival and front-runner Michel Platini.

Sep 11, 2015, 11:55 AM IST
Chung Mong-joon claims FIFA presidential election being ''undermined''

Chung Mong-joon claims FIFA presidential election being ''undermined''

South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon has said the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has been sending unsolicited letters to its members urging them to support his rival Michel Platini at next year`s election.

Sep 03, 2015, 13:09 PM IST
Praful Patel, Souter Vaz re-elected WIFA President, Secretary

Praful Patel, Souter Vaz re-elected WIFA President, Secretary

All India Football Federation President and senior NCP leader Praful Patel and Souter Vaz have retained their posts as President and Secretary of the Western India Football Association (WIFA) respectively.

Jul 21, 2015, 16:38 PM IST
Pakistan re-elect football chief despite court order

Pakistan re-elect football chief despite court order

Pakistan`s football federation Wednesday announced the re-election of its president Faisal Saleh Hayat despite orders from a court not to hold a vote until the objection of a rival faction had been resolved.

Jul 01, 2015, 18:00 PM IST
UAE rubber-stamped as Asian Cup hosts

UAE rubber-stamped as Asian Cup hosts

The United Arab Emirates were rubber-stamped as hosts for the expanded Asian Cup in 2019 after signing an official agreement with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Jun 26, 2015, 11:14 AM IST
Sepp Blatter backs German proposal for FIFA integrity checks

Sepp Blatter backs German proposal for FIFA integrity checks

Under-fire FIFA leader Sepp Blatter on Friday backed greater checks on top FIFA officials and called for greater power for Africa and Asia within the world football body.

Jun 19, 2015, 22:05 PM IST