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Topic - Asian Football Confederation
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia. It has 46 member countries, mostly located on the Asian continent. Due to the disputed boundary of Europe and Asia transcontinental nations such as Turkey and Russia are instead in the UEFA. Whereas countries such as Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and Israel are entirely in Asia (Central or Western Asia) and still members of the UEFA. On the other hand, Australia, formerly in the OFC, has been in the AFC since 2006, in the same way as the oceanian nations of Guam and Northern Mariana Islands, which are also members of AFC. - Source: Wikipedia
The Asian Football Confederation has ordered member associations to appoint integrity officers in a renewed bid to tackle corruption and match-fixing in the region.
Asian Football Confederation President Sheik Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa says his election dispute with FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein is not personal.
Mohamed bin Hammam should step down from the Asian Football Confederation over vote-buying allegations and FIFA's entire executive committee must be replaced in the wake of former vice president Jack Warner's decision to quit, a former Asian football executive said Tuesday.
After being confirmed as the only challenger to Sepp Blatter's 13-year rule of FIFA, Mohamed Bin Hammam said Monday that he hoped the presidential election June 1 would show the organization is not corrupt.