ASEAN Football Federation
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AbbreviationAFF
Formation31 January 1984; 38 years ago (1984-01-31)[1]
Founded atJakarta, Indonesia
TypeSports organisation
HeadquartersPetaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia[2]
Region served
Southeast Asia & Australia
Membership
12 associations
Official language
English
Khiev Sameth
Parent organization
AFC
Websiteaseanfootball.org

The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) is an organisation within the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). It consists of the federations of Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.[1]

President

Year Name
1984 – 1994 Indonesia Haji Kardono
1994 – 1996 Thailand Vijit Ketkaew
1996 – 1998 Malaysia Tengku Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ahmad Rithauddeen
2007 – 2019 Malaysia Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
2019 – Cambodia Khiev Sameth

Members

It has 12 member associations,[3] all of whom are members of the Asian Football Confederation.

(*) Founding member

Code Association Joined in National team National league
AUS Australia Australia 2013 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
BRU Brunei Brunei Darussalam* 1984 (Men) (Men)
CAM Cambodia Cambodia 1996 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
IDN Indonesia Indonesia* 1984 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
LAO Laos Laos 1996 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
MAS Malaysia Malaysia* 1984 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
MYA Myanmar Myanmar 1996 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
PHI Philippines Philippines* 1984 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
SIN Singapore Singapore* 1984 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
THA Thailand Thailand* 1984 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
TLS East Timor Timor-Leste 2004 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)
VIE Vietnam Vietnam 1996 (Men, Women) (Men, Women)

It was founded on 31 January 1984 by the meeting in Jakarta of 6 founding member are Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Thailand. The idea of founding the federation came from the initial meeting of founding the sub-continental football association in Bangkok in 1982 that was attended by Hamzah Abu Samah, Peter Velappan, Hans Pandelaki, Fernando G. Alvarez, Pisit Ngampanich, Teo Chong Tee and Yap Boon Chuan.[4] Other nations that have joined the federation since have been Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (all in 1996),[1] East Timor in 2004, and Australia in 2013.[5]

Tournaments

See also: List of association football competitions and FIFA International Match Calendar

National team

Club

The Mekong Club Championship started in the 2014 season and includes the champions from 5 of the 6 countries through which the Mekong river flows (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam). The ASEAN Club Championship which has stopped rolling since 2005 is planned to be held again in 2022.

Current title holders

See also: Portal:Current events/Sports, 2022 in association football, 2022 in sports, and FIFA International Match Calendar

For events postponed or cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, see Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sports.

Tournament Edition Champions Title Runners-up Next edition Dates
National teams
AFF Championship 13th Singapore 2020  Thailand 6th  Indonesia 14th 2022
SEA Games Men's Football Tournament 30th Manila 2019  Vietnam 2nd  Indonesia 31st Hanoi 2021 6–22 May 2022
AFF U-23 Championship 3rd Cambodia 2022  Vietnam 1st  Thailand 4th 2025
AFF U19 Championship 17th Vietnam 2019  Australia 5th  Malaysia 18th 2022
AFF U16 Championship 14th Thailand 2019  Malaysia 2nd  Thailand 15th 2022
AFF Futsal Championship 16th Vietnam 2019  Thailand 15th  Indonesia 17th Thailand 2022 2–10 April 2022
SEA Games Men's Futsal Tournament 4th Kuala Lumpur 2017  Thailand 4th  Malaysia 5th Hanoi 2021 10–20 May 2022
AFF Beach Soccer Championship 3th Thailand 2019  Thailand 1st  Vietnam 4th TBD
National teams (women)
AFF Women's Championship 10th Thailand 2019  Vietnam 3rd  Thailand 11th 2023
SEA Games Women's Football Tournament 11th Manila 2019  Vietnam 6th  Thailand 12th Hanoi 2021 11–21 May 2022
AFF U19 Women's Championship 1st Thailand 2014  Thailand 1st  Vietnam 2nd TBD
AFF U16 Women's Championship 4th Thailand 2019  Thailand 3rd  Laos 5th TBD
SEA Games Women's Futsal Tournament 4th Kuala Lumpur 2017  Thailand 4th  Vietnam 5th Hanoi 2021 11–20 May 2022
Club teams
ASEAN Club Championship 2nd Brunei 2005 Singapore
Tampines Rovers
1st Malaysia
Pahang FA
3rd ASEAN 2022 Cancelled
AFF Futsal Club Championship 6th Thailand 2021 Thailand
Chonburi Bluewave
2nd Thailand
Port
7th TBD
Club teams (women)
AFF Women's Futsal Cup 2nd Myanmar 2016 Indonesia
Jaya Kencana Angels
1st Thailand
Khon Kaen
3rd TBD

Titles by nation

Nation National team National team (women) Club Total
AFF U23 U19 U16 Futs BS AFF U19 U16 ACC FutsM FutsW
 Thailand 6 1 5 3 16 1 4 1 3 6 46
 Vietnam 2 1 1 3 1 3 1 12
 Australia 5 2 1 1 9
 Myanmar 2 2 2 6
 Indonesia 1 1 1 1 1 5
 Malaysia 1 1 2 1 5
 Singapore 4 1 5
 Japan* 1 1 1 3
 India* 1 1
 Iran* 1 1
 Brunei 0
 Philippines 0
 Cambodia 0
 Laos 0
 East Timor 0
Total 13 3 17 14 17 3 11 1 4 2 6 2

Note: (*) Champion as invitation teams.

Rankings

National football team

AFF Men's National Football Team Ranking by FIFA
Update: 10 February 2022

Women's national football team

AFF Women's National Football Team Ranking by FIFA
Update: 10 December 2021

U23 national football team

AFF U23 Men's National Football Team Ranking by FootyRankings
Update: 9 July 2021

AFF Country Points
1  Australia 29,347
2  Vietnam 25,897
3  Thailand 20,441
4  Malaysia 18,459
5  Myanmar 15,203
6  Indonesia 11,718
7  Singapore 10,785
8  Laos 10,768
9  Timor-Leste 10,285
10  Cambodia 8,901
11  Brunei 4,067
11  Philippines 4,067

National futsal team

AFF Men's National Futsal Team Ranking by Futsal World Ranking
Update: April 2022

AFF AFC FIFA Country Points
1 3 21  Thailand 1286
2 5 37  Australia 1142
3 6 38  Vietnam 1093
4 10 45  Indonesia 1032
5 13 71  Malaysia 878
6 22 79  Myanmar 849
7 28 109  Cambodia 579
8 29 110  East Timor 578
9 32 115  Brunei 524
* * *  Laos -
* * *  Philippines -
* * *  Singapore -

Women's national futsal team

AFF Women's National Futsal Team Ranking by The Roon Ba
Update: January 2022

AFF AFC World Country Points
1 3 11  Thailand 5598
2 4 23  Vietnam 5300
3 8 32  Indonesia 5154
4 9 33  Australia 5152
5 11 39  Malaysia 4988
6 13 44  Myanmar 4883
7 17 50  Philippines 4724
8 20 61  Laos 4369
* * *  Brunei -
* * *  Cambodia -
* * *  Singapore -
* * *  East Timor -

National beach soccer team

AFF Men's National Beach Soccer Team Ranking by BSWW
Update: December 2021

AFF Country Points
1  Malaysia 49
2  Thailand 31
*  Australia -
*  Brunei -
*  Cambodia -
*  Indonesia -
*  Laos -
*  Myanmar -
*  Philippines -
*  Singapore -
*  East Timor -
*  Vietnam -

Women's national beach soccer team

AFF Women's National Beach Soccer Team Ranking by BSWW
Update: December 2021

AFF Country Points
*  Australia -
*  Brunei -
*  Cambodia -
*  Indonesia -
*  Laos -
*  Malaysia -
*  Myanmar -
*  Philippines -
*  Singapore -
*  Thailand -
*  East Timor -
*  Vietnam -

National football league

Main article: AFC Club Competitions Ranking

AFF Men's National Football League Ranking by AFC

AFF Men's National Football League Ranking by FootyRankings

Update: December 2021

AFF League Points
1 Thailand Thai League 1 29.750
2 Vietnam V.League 1 20.019
3 Philippines Philippines Football League 13.225
4 Malaysia Malaysia Super League 12.083
5 Australia A-League 9.900
6 Singapore Singapore Premier League 9.750
7 Indonesia Liga 1 Indonesia 9.145
8 Myanmar Myanmar National League 5.662
9 Cambodia C-League 3.250
10 Laos Lao Premier League 0.483
11 Brunei Brunei Super League 0.000
11 East Timor Liga Futebol Amadora Primeira Divisão 0.000

Awards

AFF President Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah said that:

"In recent years, ASEAN football has cultivated some serious talent, and the region is growing as a football powerhouse. We are gaining traction at a global level, and the time is right to honour the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the evolution and honour of the world’s most popular sport."

Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, who is also chairman of the Awards Selection Committee, said that as football in the region continued to develop and mature, the commitment demonstrated by ASEAN’s finest needed to be acknowledged.

The AFF Awards is held every 2 year, start from 2013.[6][7]

ASEAN Goodwill Award

Year Recipient
2013 Malaysia Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
2015 Malaysia Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
2017 Myanmar Zaw Zaw

AFF Life Service Award

Year Recipient
2013 Malaysia Tengku Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ahmad Rithauddeen
2015 Malaysia Dato' Sri Paul Mony Samuel
2017 Indonesia Haji Kardono

AFF Association of the Year

Year Association
2013 Myanmar Myanmar
2015 Myanmar Myanmar
2017 Vietnam Vietnam
2019 Indonesia Indonesia

AFF National Team of the Year

Year Men Women
2013  Singapore  Vietnam
2015  Thailand  Thailand
2017  Thailand  Thailand
2019  Vietnam  Thailand

AFF Player of the Year (Men's)

Main article: AFF Player of the Year

Year Name Club
2013 Singapore Shahril Ishak Singapore LionsXII
2015 Thailand Chanathip Songkrasin Thailand BEC Tero Sasana
2017 Thailand Chanathip Songkrasin Thailand Muangthong United
2019 Vietnam Nguyễn Quang Hải Vietnam Hà Nội

AFF Player of the Year (Women's)

Main article: AFF Player of the Year

Year Name Club
2013 Vietnam Đặng Thị Kiều Trinh Vietnam Hồ Chí Minh City I
2015 Thailand Nisa Romyen Thailand North Bangkok University
2017 Thailand Waraporn Boonsing Thailand BG-Bandit Asia
2019 Thailand Pitsamai Sornsai Thailand Chonburi Sports School

AFF Youth Player of the Year (Men's)

Year Name Club
2013 Laos Keoviengphet Liththideth Laos Ezra
2015 Myanmar Aung Thu Myanmar Yadanarbon
2017 Vietnam Đoàn Văn Hậu Vietnam Hà Nội
2019 Thailand Suphanat Mueanta Thailand Buriram United

AFF Futsal Team of the Year

Year Men
2013  Thailand
2015  Thailand
2017  Thailand
2019  Thailand

AFF Futsal Player of the Year (Men's)

Year Name Club
2013 Thailand Suphawut Thueanklang Thailand Chonburi Bluewave
2015 Thailand Jetsada Chudech Thailand Rajnavy
2017 Thailand Jirawat Sornwichian Thailand Chonburi Bluewave
2019 Vietnam Trần Văn Vũ Vietnam Thái Sơn Nam

AFF Coach of the Year

Year Men Name Women Name
2013  Singapore Serbia Radojko Avramović  Myanmar Japan Kumada Yoshinori
2015  Thailand Thailand Kiatisuk Senamuang  Thailand Thailand Nuengrutai Srathongvian
2017  Thailand Thailand Kiatisuk Senamuang  Vietnam Vietnam Mai Đức Chung
2019  Vietnam South Korea Park Hang-seo  Thailand Thailand Nuengrutai Srathongvian

AFF Referee of the Year

Year Men Women
2013 Singapore Abdul Malik Abdul Bashir Singapore Abirami Apbai Naidu
2015 Malaysia Mohd Amirul Izwan Yaacob Malaysia Rita Ghani
2017 Singapore Muhammad Taqi Aljaafari Bin Jahari Myanmar Thein Thein Aye
2019 Thailand Sivakorn Pu-Udom Australia Jacewicz Katherine Margaret

AFF Assistant Referee of the Year

Year Men Women
2013 Singapore Tang Yew Mun Malaysia Widiya Habibah binti Shamsuri
2015 Malaysia Azman Ismail Singapore Rohaidah binti Mohd Nasir
2017 Malaysia Mohd Yusri Muhamad Vietnam Truong Thi Le Trinh
2019 Singapore Ronnie Koh Min Kiat Thailand Hinthong Supawan

Best Goal in the AFF Suzuki Cup

Year Name Club Match
2012 Thailand Teerasil Dangda Thailand Muangthong United Semi Final (1st Leg) Malaysia vs Thailand, 9 December 2012.
2014 Vietnam Lê Công Vinh Vietnam Becamex Binh Duong Group A Vietnam vs Indonesia, 22 November 2014.
2016 Indonesia Andik Vermansyah Malaysia Selangor Group A Singapore vs Indonesia, 25 November 2016.
2018 Malaysia Syahmi Safari Malaysia Selangor Semi Final (2nd leg) Thailand vs Malaysia, 5 December 2018.

AFF Best XI

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