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  • 29th AFC Congress Concludes in Kuala Lumpur


    04/06/19

    Kuala Lumpur: The 29th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress concluded on Saturday with AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (Bahrain) re-elected unopposed for a second four-year term (2019-2023) at the helm of a new-look AFC Executive Committee.

    The elections for the AFC Female Executive Committee member (Central Zone), which were not contested during the 29th AFC Congress, will be held at a later date.

    Election Results

    AFC President and FIFA Senior Vice President

    H.E. Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (Bahrain)

    FIFA Council

    HE Du Zhaocai (China PR)

    Mr. Praful Patel (India)

    Mr. Kohzo Tashima (Japan)

    Mr. Mariano V. Araneta, Jr. (Philippines)

    Mr. Saoud A. Aziz M A Al-Mohannadi (Qatar)


    Female member

    Ms. Mahfuza Akhter Kiron (Bangladesh)


    AFC Vice Presidents

    West Zone

    Mr. Saoud A. Aziz M A Al-Mohannadi (Qatar)


    Central Zone

    Mr. Mehdi Taj (Islamic Republic of Iran)


    South Zone

    Mr. Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat (Pakistan)


    ASEAN Zone

    Mr. Zaw Zaw (Myanmar)


    East Zone

    Mr. Ganbaatar Amgalanbaatar (Mongolia)


    AFC Executive Committee

    West Zone

    Mr. Abed-Alkhaliq Masoud Ahmed (Iraq)

    Mr. Hachem Haider (Lebanon)

    Mr. Salem Said Salem Al Wahaibi (Oman)

    Dr Hamid Mohammed Ali Al-Shaibani (Yemen)


    Central Zone

    Mr. Sayed Ali Reza Aghazada (Afghanistan)


    South Zone

    Mr. Dasho Ugen Tsechup Dorji (Bhutan)


    ASEAN Zone

    Mr. Chris Nikou (Australia)

    Dato' Haji Hamidin Bin Haji Mohd Amin (Malaysia)

    Dr. Tran Quoc Tuan (Vietnam)


    East Zone

    Mr. Fok Kai Shan Eric (Hong Kong)





    Female representatives on AFC Executive Committee


    West Zone

    Ms. Susan R. A. Alshalabi (Palestine)


    Central Zone

    (To be contested at a later date)


    South Zone

    Ms. Mahfuza Akhter Kiron (Bangladesh)


    ASEAN Zone

    Ms. Kanya Keomany (Laos)


    East Zone

    Ms. Han Un Gyong (DPR Korea)




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