Last updated : Saturday, 09 December 2023

What is the Asian League?

The Asian League is an amateur football league for players of all ages and skill levels. It is organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and consists of leagues in over 40 countries across Asia.

The Asian League was founded in 1960 and has grown to become one of the largest amateur football leagues in the world. It provides a competitive environment for players to develop their skills and enjoy the game of football.

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The Asian League is divided into several divisions, each with its own set of rules and regulations. The top division is the AFC Champions League, which is contested by the best teams from across Asia.

The Asian League also has a number of other competitions, including the AFC Cup, the AFC President's Cup, and the AFC Women's Champions League.

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The Asian League is a great way to get involved in football and meet other players from across Asia. If you are interested in joining the Asian League, you can find more information on the AFC website:

History of the Asian League

The Asian League was founded in 1960 by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The first season of the league was contested by 12 teams from 8 countries.

Asian League teams

The league has grown steadily over the years and now consists of over 400 teams from over 40 countries. The top division of the league, the AFC Champions League, is contested by the best teams from across Asia.

The Asian League has helped to promote the development of football in Asia and has produced some of the continent's best players. Some of the famous players who have played in the Asian League include:

  • Son Heung-min (South Korea)
  • Shinji Kagawa (Japan)
  • Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Iran)
  • Mehdi Taremi (Iran)
  • Sunil Chhetri (India)


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