March 3 – Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will lead the Asian Football Confederation for the next four years – and becomes a FIFA vice president. Mark Bisson reports.
Melbourne: The Asian Football Confederation Extraordinary Congress has approved amendments to the AFC Statutes as proposed by the AFC Executive Committee on the morning of the opening match of the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015. The majority of the amendments are related to the division of the South and Central zone into two separate zones,
Nov. 27 – Junji Ogura, the former head of the Japanese FA and its 2022 World Cup bid, is awarded AFC’s Diamond of Asia.
Oct. 30 – The Asian Football Confederation has revamped its website with live scores, an enhanced interface as well as a new look and feel.
Sept. 30 – Officials from the 16 nations participating in the 2015 Asian Cup are attending a two-day team workshop in Kuala Lumpur.
July 23 – AFC president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa to speak at Leaders Sport Business Summit, and 18 conferences lined up for the 2014 International Sports Convention in Geneva.
July 8 – English Premier League club Arsenal become the third sports team in the world to reach the four million mark on Twitter.
June 10 – One year after his election as Asian Football Confederation president, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has won another dramatic victory in his bid to grow his power base after ending Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein FIFA vice-presidency. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Sao Paulo
May 14 – Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein backs FA chairman Greg Dyke’s shake-up of English football…Dein also comments on Arsenal’s season and Arsene Wenger’s future. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from the Soccerex Asian Forum.
May 13 – FIFA ExCo member Moya Dodd tells INSIDER it’s time for sexism to be treated as seriously as racism in the game, in the wake of sexist remarks made by Premier League CEO. UK’s sports and equalities minister Helen Grant blasts Richard Scudamore. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Soccerex in Jordan