Asian Football Confederation


Asian Football Confederation
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Motto"The Future is Asia"
Founded1954
Head QuartersKuala Lumpar, Malaysia
Member Nations46
FIFA World Cup WinsNone
FIFA World Cup Hosts1 (Japan / South Korea)

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has 46 members and is the governing body of football in Asia. It excludes Israel and Cyprus, which now are governed by UEFA, and includes Australia, previously of the OFC

Contents

[edit] Members

There are 46 member nations in the AFC that are divided into regions.

[edit] ASEAN Football Federation

  • Australia (Invitee)
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Indonesia
  • Laos Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

[edit] East Asian Football Federation

  • China PR
  • Hong Kong
  • Guam
  • Japan
  • Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)
  • Macau
  • Mongolia
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • North Korea
  • South Korea

[edit] West Asian Football Federation

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

[edit] Central and South Asian Football Federation

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • India
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Maldives
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan

[edit] FIFA World Cup Entrants

The AFC has sent 13 Countries into the FIFA World Cup.

7

  • Korea Republic

4

  • Saudi Arabia

3

  • Iran
  • Japan

2

  • Australia (As an OFC member.)

1

  • China PR
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Korea DPR
  • Kuwait
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Israel (now a UEFA member)
Last edited by Greatbwfc on 12 November 2008 at 12:32
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