East Asian Football Federation

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East Asian Football Federation (EAFF)
EAFF crest.svg
EAFF members
Formation 28 May 2002
Type Sports organization
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
10 member associations
Kozo Tashima (Japan)
Website www.EAFF.com

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

Member associations[edit]

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 federation was being considered as a possible future member of the association in 2009.[2]

Association Joining year Men's team Women's team League
China China PR 2002 China China Chinese Super League
Guam Guam 2002 Guam Guam Guam League
Hong Kong Hong Kong 2002 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Premier League
Japan Japan 2002 Japan Japan J. League Division 1
North Korea Korea DPR 2002 Korea DPR Korea DPR DPR Korea League
South Korea Korea Republic 2002 Korea Republic Korea Republic K League Classic
Macau Macau 2002 Macau Macau Campeonato da 1ª Divisão do Futebol
Mongolia Mongolia 2002 Mongolia Mongolia Mongolia Premier League
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands 2008 1 Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Championship
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 2002 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Taiwan Football Premier League

1 Provisional member from December 2006[3] to September 2008[4]

Men's national teams[edit]

Rankings are calculated by FIFA.[5]

Source:Last updated 3 March 2016


President Years
Japan Shunichiro Okano 2004–2006
South Korea Chung Mong-Joon 2006
China Xie Yalong 2006–2008
Japan Junji Ogura 2008–2010
South Korea Cho Chung-Yun 2011– March 2013
South Korea Chung Mong-Gyu March 2013-March 2014
China Zhang Jian April 2014--March 2016
JapanKozo Tashima April 2016-


EAFF runs several competitions which cover men's, women's, youth and futsal.

Competition Holders Current event
EAFF E-1 Football Championship  South Korea 2015
EAFF Womens East Asian Cup  North Korea 2015
EAFF Futsal Championship  China 2013
EAFF U-18 Youth Tournament  Hong Kong 2013
EAFF U-14 Youth Festival  South Korea 2010

Defunct Competitions[edit]

Competition Years
A3 Champions Cup 2002–2008

See also[edit]


External links[edit]