South West Asian Football Federation

NEW DELHI: In a development that came out of left field as it were, India and all six other members of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) have pulled out of a Saudi Arabia-led new football bloc with immediate effect, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed late Tuesday.

SAFF, which besides India comprises Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Sr Lanka and Pakistan, have left South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF) on the eve of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) congress in Kuala Lumpur.

Aug 13, 2018 19:08
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: All India Football Federation senior vice president Subrata Dutta was on Sunday elected deputy president for South Asian zone of the newly formed South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF) during its general assembly in the Saudi capital.
Jun 01, 2018 13:06
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: Presidents of football federations in South and West Asia met in the Saudi capital Thursday with a senior FIFA official attending as an observer to start the formal process of establishing a new body for football to be known as the South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF).
May 14, 2018 14:05
NEW DELHI: In an interesting development considering the state of bilateral relations between India and Pakistan, the football federations of the two rival nations are reportedly acting in consort to form a breakaway body - South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF) — after a meeting in Saudi Arabia.