Afc President

  • Sheikh Salman wins AFC presidential election May 2, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will run Asian soccer for the next two years after the Bahraini won a three-way election for the presidency of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Thursday. Sheikh Salman secured 33 votes of the 46 available from the AFC's member associations in...
  • Pakistan-Bangladesh sporting ties hit by pull-out April 23, 2012

    Karachi: Sporting relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh have taken a hit after the latter postponed a much-anticipated cricket tour and a football club from there pulled out of the Asian Confederation Cup being held in Lahore. Pakistan Cricket Board officials were not very pleased over a story in a leading cricket...
  • Man United's Asian tour in trouble June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Even as Manchester United celebrate their ninth Premiership title, their Asian tour has run into trouble with the AFC President taking strong exception to it, because it coincides with the Asia Cup. "What I'm not accepting this tour to take place in the off-season of the European league...