The Asian Football Confederation’s 2015 Annual Awards ceremony will be held in New Delhi on November 29, it has been announced.
The decision to name the Indian capital as host city for the prestigious event was ratified by the AFC’s newly elected Executive Committee during a meeting in the Bahraini capital of Manama on Saturday.
Commenting on the prospect of India as a venue for the Annual Awards, AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said: “The AFC is delighted to take the Annual Awards to New Delhi, India this year.
“India is a country where football is developing fast, and it is the ideal place to bring the whole Asian football family together.”
The AFC’s 2014 Annual Awards, in conjunction with the Confederation’s 60th Anniversary celebrations, were held in the Philippine capital of Manila to wide critical acclaim.
FULL LIST OF AFC AWARD WINNERS FOR 2014:
AFC DIAMOND OF ASIA
AFC DREAM ASIA AWARD
AFC FAIR PLAY ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR
AFC FUTSAL TEAM OF THE YEAR
Japan Futsal National Team
AFC FUTSAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
AFC FOREIGN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
AFC ASIAN INTERNATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
AFC REFEREE OF THE YEAR
Rita binti Gani
AFC ASSISTANT REFEREE OF THE YEAR
Kim Kyoung Min
Matthew James Cream
AFC CLUB OF THE YEAR
Western Sydney Wanderers
AFC INSPIRING MEMBER ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR
AFC DEVELOPING MEMBER ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR
AFC ASPIRING MEMBER ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR
AFC PRESIDENT RECOGNITION AWARD FOR GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL
AFC NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR
AFC COACH OF THE YEAR
AFC YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR
AFC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Katrina Lee Gorry
Nassir Al Shamrani