Asian Football Confederation Current Affairs, GK & News

India to host AFC Women’s Cup

On June 5, 2020, the Asian Football Confederation confirmed that India will host 2022 Women’s Asian Cup. This is the first time India is hosting the cup since 1979. Highlights The Asian Football Confederation handed over the hosting rights to the All India Football Federation. The tournament is to be held in 2022 and around ..

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Indian to host 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup

The Women’s Committee of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) recently announced that India is selected to host the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup. As India will have the experience of hosting the FIFA Women’s Under-17 World Cup this year, India was placed best among its competitors and won the bid to host the event.

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AIFF Awards: Ashalata Devi and Sunil Chhetri bag top honours

Indian men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri and women’s footballer Ashalata Devi have bagged top honours at All India Football Federation (AIFF) 2018-19 awards. Chhetri was named as Men’s footballer of the year, while Ashalata Devi won the Women’s footballer of the year title. Key Highlights Sunil Chhetri: He is Indian captain and skipper, who ..

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Women referees for AFC Cup clash

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) recently announced that for the first time in history an all-female referee team will take charge of a Men’s Continental Club Cup clash. Key Highlights For the first time in AFC history, three Japanese female referees namely Naomi Teshirogi, Mokoto Bozono and Yoshimi Yamashita will officiate a men’s AFC Cup ..

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Praful Patel becomes 1st Indian to be elected as member of FIFA Executive Council

Praful Patel, the president of All India Football Federation (AIFF), has become the first Indian to be elected as a member of the FIFA Executive Council. He got 38 out of 46 votes. Mr Patel was one of the eight candidates vying for the spot in the election which was held during the 29th Asian ..

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