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East Asian Football Federation

East Asian Football Federation (EAFF)
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EAFF members
Formation 28 May 2002
Type Sports organization
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Membership
10 member associations
President
South Korea Chung Mong-Gyu
Website EAFF.com

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

Presidents [ edit ]

President Years
Japan Shunichiro Okano 2002 – 2005
South Korea Chung Mong-joon 2006
China Xie Yalong 2006 – 2007
Japan Junji Ogura 2008 – 2010
South Korea Cho Chung-yun 2011 – 2012
South Korea Chung Mong-gyu 2013
China Zhang Jian 2014 – 2015
Japan Kozo Tashima 2016 – 2017
South Korea Chung Mong-gyu 2018 – present

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] Northern Mariana Islands national football team is provisional member from December 2006[3] to September 2008[4]

Association EAFF affiliation National team League
China China PR 2002 (M, W) Chinese Super League
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 2002 (M, W) Taiwan Football Premier League
Guam Guam 2002 (M, W) Guam Soccer League
Hong Kong Hong Kong 2002 (M, W) Hong Kong Premier League
Japan Japan 2002 (M, W) J1 League
North Korea Korea DPR 2002 (M, W) DPR Korea League
South Korea Korea Republic 2002 (M, W) K League 1
Macau Macau 2002 (M, W) Campeonato da 1ª Divisão do Futebol
Mongolia Mongolia 2002 (M, W) Mongolia Premier League
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands 2008 (M, W) M*League Division 1

EAFF competitions [ edit ]

Competitions Champions Title Runners-up Next edition
EAFF Championship   South Korea 5th   Japan 2021
EAFF Women's Championship   Japan 3rd   South Korea 2021
EAFF Futsal Championship   Japan 2nd   China 2021
East Asian Youth Games Men 1st 2023
East Asian Youth Games Women 1st 2023

Ranking [ edit ]

Men's national teams [ edit ]

Rankings are calculated by FIFA.

Leading teams according to FIFA World Rankings.

EAFF and FIFA Rankings (as of 9 April 2020)[5]
EAFF* FIFA +/- National Team Points
1 28 Steady   Japan 1500
2 40 Steady   South Korea 1464
3 76 Steady   China PR 1323
4 116 Steady   North Korea 1170
5 138 Steady   Chinese Taipei 1078
6 143 Steady   Hong Kong 1072
7 182 Steady   Macau 922
8 190 Steady   Mongolia 906
9 199 Steady   Guam 873
*Local rankings based on FIFA ranking points
Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team Japan national football team South Korea national football team

World Football Elo Ratings (as of 3 February 2020)

EAFF Elo +/− Country Rating
1 27 Decrease 4   South Korea 1771
2 30 Increase 6   Japan 1744
3 90 Decrease 11   China PR 1460
4 113 Decrease 13   North Korea 1375
5 166 Decrease 10   Hong Kong 1170
6 195 Decrease 1   Chinese Taipei 941
7 214 Decrease 7   Guam 734
8 215 Increase 1   Mongolia 730
9 219 Increase 6   Macau 696
10 238 Steady   Northern Mariana Islands 409

Women's national teams [ edit ]

Rankings are calculated by FIFA.[6]

Source:Last updated 7 December 2019

AFC FIFA +/− Country Points
2 9 Increase 2   North Korea 1940
3 11 Decrease 4   Japan 1937
4 16 Steady   China PR 1838
5 20 Decrease 6   South Korea 1805
8 40 Steady   Chinese Taipei 1590
15 77 Decrease 1   Hong Kong 1336
16 82 Decrease 1   Guam 1282
23 120 Decrease 2   Mongolia 1114
  Macau (1) (2)
  • 1 Provisionally listed due to not having played more than five matches against officially ranked teams
  • 2 Inactive for more than 18 months and therefore not ranked

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ EAFF - East Asian Football Federation Official Website - 10 Football Associations
  2. ^ Regarding the agenda/ decisions of the 29th EAFF Executive Committee MeetingArchived 2012-02-07 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Decisions taken at the 19th EAFF Executive Committee meeting
  4. ^ Regarding the agenda and decisions from the East Asian Football Federation 4th General Meeting and 25th and 26th Board of Director's meeting
  5. ^ a b c "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 9 April 2020. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  6. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking (Women)". FIFA. 7 December 2019.

External links [ edit ]

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