Asian Football Confederation

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Asian Football Confederation
Asian Football Confederation member associations map.svg
Abbreviation AFC
Motto The Future is Asia
Formation 8 Mey 1954; 65 years ago (1954-05-08)
Teep Sports organization
Heidquarters Malaysie Kuala Lumpur, Malaysie
Region served
47 member associations
Bahrain Salman Al-Khalifa
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Zhang Jilong[1]
General Secretary
Malaysie Alex Soosay[2]
Parent organisation

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.

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.

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