About AFC

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of Asian football and one of the six Confederations making up FIFA.

Formed in 1954 in Manila, Philippines,  the AFC is now headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and consists of 46 Member Associations and one Associate Member Association (The Northern Mariana Islands).

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain is the AFC President and Dato’ Windsor John of Malaysia is the AFC General Secretary.

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

 

Why join us?

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body for football in Asia. It organises a wide range of national team and club competitions for both men and women, including the AFC Asian Cup, the AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup.

Our staff come from diverse backgrounds and from many countries in Asia and beyond. We appreciate professionalism and a passion for the game and the AFC is interested to hear from similar applicants who are keen to continue raising standards in Asian football.

The AFC’s vision is to become a leading global football confederation, to ensure Asian teams succeed at the world stage and to make football the number one sport on the continent. Our staff has a central role to play in this vision.

The AFC has 46 Member Associations and one Associate Member and its headquarters are in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia