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AFC, ANFA, Saathi join hands to highlight women’s empowerment

Kuala Lumpur, March 03, 2012: AFC, ANFA, Saathi join hands to highlight women’s empowerment, AFC, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and Saathi, a non-governmental organisation working for violence against women in Nepal, have joined hands to highlight women’s empowerment through football during the AFC Challenge Cup 2012 to be played in Kathmandu from


AFC awarded Pakistan for AFC President’s Cup 2012 Group Stage

Lahore-Pakistan, March 2, 2012: AFC awarded Pakistan, Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has been honored to host the prestigious “AFC President’s Cup 2012 Group Stage (Qualification) Tournament” to be played in Punjab Stadium, Lahore from May 8 to 13 May, 2012. In this tournament four champion clubs (three foreign countries and one Pakistan)


Media Statement: AFC General Secretary on Bahrain-Indonesia match

Kuala Lumpur, March 02, 2012: Media Statement, AFC General Secretary Dato’ Alex Soosay is confident that the recent 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Asian Qualifiers Round 3 match between Bahrain and Indonesia is above suspicion. In a statement released on Friday, Dato’ Alex said: “I have read the media reports about suspicions of


PFF Management Committee for AFC U-14 (Boys) Festival of Football

Islamabad-Pakistan, March 01, 2012: U14 Festival football, Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Management Committee for AFC U-14 (Boys) Festival of Football, 2012 which will be held at Islamabad from 3rd April to 17th April, 2012 has been constituted by PFF under the chairmanship of Lt. Col ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi TI (M),


AFC: 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers (Final Round) Draw

By: AFC March 01, 2012: The draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers (Final Round) will be held at AFC House, Kuala Lumpur, on March 9, 2012, at 1600 hours. The draw ceremony will be attended by several team representatives, including Gary Moretti (Manager, Australia), Paul Le Guen (Coach, Oman),


President PFF was invited as Guest Speaker for AFC Workshop for Judicial Bodies

Lahore-Pakistan Feb 29, 2012: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) organized workshop for AFC Judicial Bodies at AFC House Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday February 29, 2012, which was attended by the chairmen and members of its Disciplinary and Appeal Committees. The purpose of this workshop was to improvise/streamline the process of decision making,


AFC Referees Committee has selected and approved the full panel of Pakistani Referees

Lahore-Pakistan Feb 20, 2012: AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Referees Committee has selected and approved Khurram Shahzad as Elite Referees, Waheed Murad and Muhammad Shafat Habib as Elite Assistant Referee and Rana Naseer Ahmed as Elite Fourth Official of the final list of AFC Elite Referees, Assistant Referees and Fourth Officials for 2012.


AFC U-22 Asian Cup 2012 Qualifiers draw

Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia, Feb 09, 2012: The draw for the AFC U-22 Asian Cup 2012 qualifiers will be held on February 14, 2012, at 1100 hrs, at AFC House. Forty-one teams will be involved in qualifying action for 16 places in the Finals, which is expected to be held in June 2013. Media who


Zhang Jilong supports review of headscarf rule

Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia Jan 30,2012: AFC Acting President Zhang Jilong has reiterated the importance of a favourable reconsideration of the headscarf rule by the International Football Association Board (IFAB), which meets on March 3 in London. Jilong, a FIFA Executive Committee member, expressed the Asian Football Confederation‘s unwavering support for this review, which


AFC Challenge Cup accreditation window opens

Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia Jan 14, 2012: AFC Challenge Cup accreditation, The media accreditation window for the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup, Nepal, is now open and the last date for applying is March 1, 2012. The eight-team competition will be played from March 8 to 19 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Media representatives wishing to cover the