Lahore – Pakistan, July 17, 2012: Secretary General, Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Lt. Col. ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi TI (M) has proceed Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to attend the 3rd meeting of the Organising Committee for AFC Youth Competitions for the term 2011-2015 scheduled for 17 July 2012.
According to PFF, Myanmar, Maldives, Australia, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Tajikistan, Oman, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bhutan and Nepal are the members of AFC Youth Competitions Committee which plans and executes competitions for youth in Asia.
The AFC was formed in 1954. Its headquarters is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The AFC is responsible for running football in Asia. Among its various responsibilities are: regulating the game, drafting new laws to improve the sport, implementing the law, boosting grassroots and youth football, and conducting major competitions.
AFC’s 46 Member Associations has four zones; The East region has China, Hong Kong, DPR Korea, Korea Republic, Guam, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Macau and Mongolia. The West has Iraq, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE and Yemen. In the South and Central zone are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Last but not the least, the ASEAN zone has Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.