East Asian Football Federation (EAFF)
Formation28 May 2002
TypeSports organization
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Membership
10 member associations
Official languages
English
Chinese
Japanese
Korean
President
China Du Zhaocai
Parent organization
AFC
WebsiteEAFF.com
(in English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean)

The East Asian Football Federation (EAFF), founded on 28 May 2002, is an international governing body of association football in East Asia.

History

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Competitions

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

Current title holders

See also: Portal:Current events/Sports, 2022 in association football, 2022 in sports by month, 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.

Competition Year Champions Title Runners-up Next edition[1] Dates
Interregional (AFF–EAFF)
AFF–EAFF Champions Trophy 2019 Cancelled 2022 8 November 2022
National teams
EAFF E-1 Football Championship 2022  Japan 2nd  South Korea 2024 TBD
Youth Games Men's futsal tournament 2019 N/A N/A 2023  Mongolia
EAFF Futsal Championship 2022  Japan 3rd  South Korea 2024 TBD
National teams (women)
EAFF E-1 Football Championship (women) 2022  Japan 4th  China 2024 TBD
Youth Games Women's futsal tournament 2019 N/A N/A 2023  Mongolia

Presidents

President Years
Japan Shunichiro Okano 2002–2005
South Korea Chung Mong-joon 2006
China Xie Yalong 2006–2007
Japan Junji Ogura 2008–2010
South Korea Cho Chung-yun 2011–2012
South Korea Chung Mong-gyu 2013
China Zhang Jian 2014–2015
Japan Kozo Tashima 2016–2017
South Korea Chung Mong-gyu 2018–2021
China Du Zhaocai 2022–2026

Member associations

EAFF has 10 member associations.[2] All of them are members of the Asian Football Confederation, including the Northern Mariana Islands Football Association, which is an associate member of the AFC (previously an associated member of the Oceania Football Confederation) until its full membership was approved in December 2020.[3] The Palau Football Association was being considered as a possible future member of the association in 2009.[4] Northern Mariana Islands national football team was a provisional member from December 2006[5] to September 2008.[6]

Association EAFF affiliation National team League
China China PR 2002 Chinese Super League
Taiwan Taiwan 2002
Taiwan Football Premier League
Guam Guam 2002 Guam Soccer League
Hong Kong Hong Kong 2002
Hong Kong Premier League
Japan Japan 2002 J1 League
North Korea Korea DPR 2002
  • Men's
    • U23
    • U20
    • U17
    • U15
    • F
    • BS
  • Women's
    • W U20
    • W U17
    DPR Korea League
    South Korea Korea Republic 2002 K League 1
    Macau Macau 2002
    Liga de Elite
    Mongolia Mongolia 2002
    Mongolia Premier League
    Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands 2008
    Marianas Soccer League

    FIFA World Rankings

    Men's national teams

    Japan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football teamJapan national football teamSouth Korea national football team
    As of 9 January 2022

    Rankings are calculated by FIFA.

    FIFA Rankings (as of 6 October 2022)[7]
    EAFF* FIFA +/− National Team Points
    1 24 Steady  Japan 1559.54
    2 28 Steady  South Korea 1530.3
    3 79 Decrease 1  China 1305.06
    4 112 Steady  North Korea 1169.96
    5 145 Increase 2  Hong Kong 1062.39
    6 157 Steady  Chinese Taipei 1017.78
    7 182 Steady  Macau 922.1
    8 183 Increase 1  Mongolia 913.55
    9 205 Steady  Guam 838.33

    Women's national teams

    As of 9 January 2022

    Rankings are calculated by FIFA.

    EAFF* FIFA +/− Country Points
    1 10 Decrease 1  North Korea 1940
    2 13 Steady  Japan 1911
    3 18 Steady  South Korea 1817.62
    4 19 Decrease 2  China 1814.22
    5 39 Increase 1  Chinese Taipei 1591.76
    6 77 Decrease 1  Hong Kong 1307.29
    7 97 Decrease 14  Guam 1218.07
    8 127 Decrease 2  Mongolia 1111.95
    9 / Steady  Macau /
    10 / Steady  Northern Mariana Islands /

    See also

    References

    1. ^ "EAFF Competitions". eaff.com. East Asian Football Federation (EAFF). Retrieved 20 July 2022.
    2. ^ EAFF – East Asian Football Federation Official Website – 10 Football Associations
    3. ^ AFC Congress approves NMIFA’s membership
    4. ^ Regarding the agenda/ decisions of the 29th EAFF Executive Committee MeetingArchived 2012-02-07 at the Wayback Machine
    5. ^ Decisions taken at the 19th EAFF Executive Committee meeting
    6. ^ Regarding the agenda and decisions from the East Asian Football Federation 4th General Meeting and 25th and 26th Board of Director's meeting
    7. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 6 October 2022. Retrieved 6 October 2022.