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Asian Football Confederation
Abbreviation AFC
Motto The Future is Asia
Formation 8 May 1954
Type Sports organisation
Region served Asia
Membership 47 member associations
President People's Republic of China Zhang Jilong
Vice-president Australia Moya Dodd
General Secretary Malaysia Alex Soosay
Parent organization FIFA

The Asian Football Confederation often referred to as just AFC, is the organization that controls Asian football.


The AFC has 46 member associations split into four regions.

ASEAN Football Federation

  • Australia Australia
  • Brunei Brunei
  • Cambodia Cambodia
  • Indonesia Indonesia
  • Laos Laos
  • Malaysia Malaysia
  • Myanmar Myanmar
  • Philippines Philippines
  • Singapore Singapore
  • Thailand Thailand
  • East Timor Timor-Leste
  • Vietnam Vietnam

East Asian Football Federation

  • People's Republic of China China PR
  • Guam Guam
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong
  • Japan Japan
  • North Korea Korea DPR
  • South Korea Korea Republic
  • Macau Macau
  • Mongolia Mongolia
  • Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei

Central and South Asian Football Federation

SAFF Members

  • Afghanistan Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh Bangladesh
  • Bhutan Bhutan
  • India India
  • Maldives Maldives
  • Nepal Nepal
  • Pakistan Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

CAFF Members

  • Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
  • Tajikistan Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

West Asian Football Federation

  • Iran Iran
  • Iraq Iraq
  • Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
  • Bahrain Bahrain
  • Jordan Jordan
  • Kuwait Kuwait
  • Lebanon Lebanon
  • Oman Oman
  • Palestinian National Authority Palestine
  • Qatar Qatar
  • Syria Syria
  • United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen Yemen

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