Mr. Eric Fok elected as Executive Committee Member of Asian Football Confederation (AFC)

2019-04-12

Mr. Eric Fok elected to AFC Executive Committee (2019-2023)

 

At the 29th AFC Congress held in Kuala Lumpur on 6th April 2019, Mr. Eric Fok representing Hong Kong Football Association was successfully elected as a member of the AFC Executive Committee for a tenure of four years from 2019 - 2023, the highest authority and decision making body on all matters relating to football competitions and development in Asia. Mr. Eric Fok was unanimously elected by member associations of AFC for his contributions to football development in Hong Kong and Asia and his enthusiasm and passionate commitments in promotion of football in the region.

The Election was exceptionally competitive during the last weekend. After his election, Mr. Fok said, "I am very happy to gain the strong supports from the AFC member associations and I am fully committed to raising the standard of football across Asia. The position in the AFC Executive Committee provides me the opportunity to contribute more to the development of football from grass roots to professional level. At the same time, it definitely helps me to bring the stakeholders of Hong Kong football closer to the AFC which means continuous improvements to the development of football in Hong Kong in the near future. Most importantly, the ultimate aim is to make Asia the leading football confederation through working closely together with the AFC President and all AFC Colleagues."