Asian Football Confederation (AFC)

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SportBusiness spoke to Dato' Windsor John, general secretary of the Asian Football Confederation, about how the organisation has dealt with the Covid-19 pandemic and how it sees a brighter future, with a commercial rights contract getting underway and a Women's World Cup coming to the region in 2023.

Football Marketing Asia CEO Patrick Murphy explains the rebrand of his agency and the change of gear within the business this year, and provides a progress report on its Asian Football Confederation project.

Benoit Pasquier has been the Asian Football Confederation’s general counsel and director of legal affairs since 2013.

With top sponsors jumping ship, Football Federation Australia’s new CEO James Johnson faces a tough start to his new role. But there is confidence he has the know-how to turn things around. John Duerden reports.

In this week's China sports industry round-up: AFC tenders commercial rights; China sends record numbers to Winter Olympics; and Alibaba starts activating Olympic sponsorship

The Asian Football Confederation has announced a rights deal with Turkish pay-television broadcaster D-Smart to broadcast AFC competitions in the country from 2021 to 2024

Data and digital media firm Sportradar has announced an eight-year, global data and video rights deal with the Asian Football Confederation, covering the 2021-28 period

The Asian Football Confederation has launched a new range of logos and visual identities for its major national team tournaments and its annual club competitions

The Asian Football Confederation has signed off on another rights agreement in a deal with the Korea-based KJSMWorld Corp. media group and agency, covering Cambodia and Laos

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The Asian Champions League has been transformed in recent years, but there is still a long way to go if the tournament is to fulfil its potential for Asian football’s stakeholders. John Duerden reports.