Asian Football Hall of Fame
Get Asian Football Hall of Fame essential facts below. View Videos or join the Asian Football Hall of Fame discussion. Add Asian Football Hall of Fame to your topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Asian Football Hall of Fame

Asian Football Hall of Fame
Established30 November 2014
FounderAsian Football Confederation

The Asian Football Hall of Fame is a hall of fame for Asian professional footballers maintained by Asian Football Confederation.[1] AFC officially created it for 60th anniversary of its foundation on 30 November 2014.[2]


A total of 10 players were inaugural inductees in 2014.[1]

  • Inductees are listed according to the date of their induction and then sorted according to last name alphabetically.

Table headers

  • Nationality - The country/countries that the inductee played for are shown.
  • Professional Career - The years of the player's first and last appearance for a professional club/national team.
  • AFC Individual Achievements - Other individual achievements awarded by Asian Football Confederation.
Positions key
Key Position
GK Goalkeeper
DF Defender
MF Midfielder
FW Forward
Year Inductee Nationality Position Gender Professional Career AFC Individual Achievements
2014 Homayoun Behzadi  Iran MF/FW Male 1958-1972 AFC Asian Cup top goalscorer: 1968
2014 Bhaichung Bhutia  India FW Male 1993-2013
2014 Ali Daei  Iran FW Male 1988-2007

AFC Asian Footballer of the Year: 1999
AFC Asian Cup all-time top goalscorer & 1996 AFC Asian Cup top goalscorer

2014 Myung-bo Hong  South Korea DF Male 1992-2004
2014 Sami Jaber  Saudi Arabia FW Male 1988-2008
2014 Harry Kewell  Australia MF/FW Male 1996-2014 Asia's bests: 2011
2014 Yasuhiko Okudera  Japan MF Male 1970-1988
2014 Homare Sawa  Japan MF Female 1991-0000 AFC Women's Footballer of the Year: 2004, 2009
2014 Soh Chin Aun  Malaysia DF Male 1968-1988
2014 Sun Wen  China FW Female 1989-2006 AFC Women's Footballer of the Year: 1999

Inductees By Country

Rank Nation Inductees
Male Female Total
1  Iran 2 0 2
 Japan 1 1 2
2  Australia 1 0 1
 China 0 1 1
 India 1 0 1
 Malaysia 1 0 1
 Saudi Arabia 1 0 1
 South Korea 1 0 1


# Date Location Inductees
1st 30 November 2014 Philippines Manila 10


  1. ^ a b c Johnston, Patrick (21 November 2014). Peter Rutherford (ed.). "Kewell, Hong, Daei among AFC's first Hall of Fame inductees". Reuters. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ a b Chandra, Shikharr (22 October 2014). "Bhaichung Bhutia inducted in AFC's hall of fame". Retrieved 2014.

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Music Scenes