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New and Improved MA Development Programmes Launched

DILI (9 Sept 2019) - Member Association (MA) development has been one of the core focus areas of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Vision and Mission and the last 12 months have witnessed the introduction of a plethora of...

VAR set for historic full debut at AFC U23 meet

DILI (26 Dec 2019) – Asian football will reach another historic milestone with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system making its full tournament debut at the upcoming AFC U23 Championship 2020 in Thailand. The AFC U23 Championship is scheduled to...

Development of Asian goalkeepers strengthened

DILI (15 Sept 2019) - The high-level AFC Goalkeeping Coaching Tutors’ Course 2019 concluded in Kuala Lumpur on Friday with participants praising its comprehensive curriculum and expressed their willingness to impart their knowledge to coaches in their respective countries. Combining...

Youngsters to power Timor Leste for AFF Futsal

DILI (20 Sept 2019) – Timor Leste will be using young players to power the team for the AFF Futsal Championship 2019 that kicks off in Vietnam next month. Head coach Bruno Torres said that there are a lot of...

Timor U19 team receives Chinese Ambassador visit

DILI (5 Sept 2019) – The Timor Leste Under-19 team received a welcome surprise this week when the Chinese Ambassador H.E. Mr Xiao Jiangou paid them a visit during their training session at the FFTL (Timor FA) Field. The Timor...

Lalenok win League One of Amadora League Futebol in style

DILI (1 Oct 2019) – Lalenok United FC won Legaue One of the Amadora League Futebol 2019 in style when they finished the season five points ahead of their nearest challenger Boavista FC Timor. It was a great ascendency for...

AFC Women’s Football Committee approves AFC Women’s Club Championship

DILI (30 Sept 2019) – The AFC Women’s Football Committee has agreed on the establishment of a FIFA/AFC Pilot Women’s Club Championship. The Committee meeting was chaired by Mahfuza Ahkter Kiron. Following their 2018 recommendation of the establishment of an...

AFC Executive Committee enhances future AFC Asian Cups

DILI (2 Dec 2019) - The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment towards upgrading its competitions to the highest possible levels continued at the AFC Executive Committee meeting in Hong Kong on Sunday with further measures aimed at enhancing the...

A step up for Lalenok United in AFC Cup playoffs

DILI (6 Dec 2019) – Lalenok United of Timor Leste made a step up in their short history and also for football in the country when they have been accepted to play in the play-offs for the AFC Cup...


FUTSAL: Unstoppable Thais romp to 15th crown

HO CHI MINH CITY (27 Oct 2019) – The 5-0 scoreline said it all. And while Thailand may have been a little slow off...