East Asian Football Federation (EAFF)
EAFF members
Formation28 May 2002
TypeSports organization
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Membership
10 member associations
Official languages
English
Chinese
Japanese
Korean
President
South Korea Chung Mong-Gyu
Parent organization
AFC
WebsiteEAFF.com

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

Competitions

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

Current title holders

See also: 2021 in association football, 2021 in sports, and FIFA International Match Calendar

Competition Year Champions Title(s) Runners-up Next edition
Interregional
AFF–EAFF Champions Trophy
National teams (Men's)
E-1 Football Championship 2019  South Korea 5th  Japan 2022
Youth Games Men's futsal tournament 2019 N/A N/A 2023
Futsal Championship 2019  Japan 2nd  China 2021
National teams (Women's)
E-1 Football Championship 2019  Japan 3rd  South Korea 2022
Youth Games Women's futsal tournament 2019 N/A N/A 2023

History

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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–present

Member associations

EAFF has 10 member associations.[1] All of them are members of the Asian Football Confederation except for the Northern Mariana Islands Football Association, which is an associate member of the AFC (previously an associated member of the Oceania Football Confederation). The Palau Football Association was being considered as a possible future member of the association in 2009.[2] Northern Mariana Islands national football team was a provisional member from December 2006[3] to September 2008.[4]

Association EAFF affiliation National team League
China China PR 2002 (M, W) Chinese Super League
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 2002 (M, W) Taiwan Football Premier League
Guam Guam 2002 (M, W) Guam Soccer League
Hong Kong Hong Kong 2002 (M, W) Hong Kong Premier League
Japan Japan 2002 (M, W) J1 League
North Korea Korea DPR 2002 (M, W) DPR Korea League
South Korea Korea Republic 2002 (M, W) K League 1
Macau Macau 2002 (M, W) Campeonato da 1ª Divisão do Futebol
Mongolia Mongolia 2002 (M, W) Mongolia Premier League
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands 2008 (M, W) M*League Division 1

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

Rankings are calculated by FIFA.
Leading teams according to FIFA World Rankings.

EAFF and FIFA Rankings (as of 23 December 2021)[5]
EAFF* FIFA +/- National Team Points
1 26 Steady  Japan 1531.53
2 33 Steady  South Korea 1507.24
3 74 Steady  China PR 1337.33
4 109 Steady  North Korea 1169.96
5 147 Steady  Hong Kong 1053.39
6 158 Steady  Chinese Taipei 1017.78
7 182 Steady  Macau 922.1
8 184 Steady  Mongolia 916.68
9 206 Steady  Guam 838.33
*Local rankings based on FIFA ranking points

Women's national teams

Rankings are calculated by FIFA.[6]
Source:Last updated 7 December 2019

AFC FIFA +/− Country Points
2 9 Increase 2  North Korea 1940
3 11 Decrease 4  Japan 1937
4 16 Steady  China PR 1838
5 20 Decrease 6  South Korea 1805
8 40 Steady  Chinese Taipei 1590
15 77 Decrease 1  Hong Kong 1336
16 82 Decrease 1  Guam 1282
23 120 Decrease 2  Mongolia 1114

See also

References

  1. ^ EAFF - East Asian Football Federation Official Website - 10 Football Associations
  2. ^ Regarding the agenda/ decisions of the 29th EAFF Executive Committee MeetingArchived 2012-02-07 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Decisions taken at the 19th EAFF Executive Committee meeting
  4. ^ Regarding the agenda and decisions from the East Asian Football Federation 4th General Meeting and 25th and 26th Board of Director's meeting
  5. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 23 December 2021. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  6. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking (Women)". FIFA. 7 December 2019. Archived from the original on January 15, 2015.