CAFA signed Cooperation Agreement to Strengthen Collaboration for the growth and continued success of the game.


Dushanbe, 06 October 2023: Two prominent regional football associations signed a Cooperation Agreement aimed at strengthening and further developing the game. This landmark agreement sets the stage for enhanced cooperation, joint initiatives, and mutual support between the organizations, with the ultimate goal of advancing the game at regional and international levels.

The capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, hosted the signing ceremony of the Cooperation Agreement, which was held under the patronage of His Excellency Rustam Emomali, President of the Central Asian Football Association, and His Excellency Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, President of the Gulf Cup. Both associations recognizing the potential benefits of a strategic partnership, associations have taken this important step towards strengthening their ties and working together to drive positive change in football.

The Cooperation Agreement outlines several key areas of collaboration that will be pursued by the two regional associations. By sharing expertise, knowledge, and best practices in these areas, the cooperation aim to elevate the standard of football in their respective regions.

The signing of the Cooperation Agreement holds immense potential for the footballing communities of both regions. By pooling their resources and knowledge, parties aim to elevate the standard of football. The collaboration will not only benefit professional level but also trickle down to grassroots levels, providing aspiring young talents with better opportunities for growth and development.

Furthermore, the exchange programs and joint initiatives will foster cultural exchange and strengthen partnership ties between the two organizations. Football has a unique ability to unite people across borders, and this partnership will serve as a platform for fostering goodwill and understanding beyond the realm of sports.