Central and South Asian Football Federation

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Central and South Asian Football Federation
Type Sports organization
Membership 13 member associations

The South and central zone is a regional subgroup of member nations of the Asian Football Confederation.[1] It is made up of seven South Asian nations and six Central Asian nations.

The member associations are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

In 2014 it was proposed that the zone will be divided in the future, into a South Asion zone and the Central Asian Football Federation (CAFF).[2][3]

The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) holds a regional championship, the SAFF Championship, as well as editions for women and youth teams.[4] There was and is no equivalent for the Central zone as of 2014.

Member associations[edit]

In 2014 Afghanistan switched from the SOuth in Central and Iran joined Central leaving the West.

South Asian Football Federation Members[edit]

Central Asian Football Federation Members[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "AFC Statutes". the-afc.com. Retrieved 1 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sheikh Salman Wins Bitter Battle to End Prince Ali's FIFA Vice-Presidency" (10 June 2014). worldfootballinsider.com. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "AFC president to resume FIFA Vice Presidency". goal.com. 11 June 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "South Asian Football Federation Cup". RSSSF. Retrieved 1 November 2014.