Within AFC Endeavors to Foster Academies
Dubai / Tuesday, April 24th, 2018: Head of UAE FA Training Centers and Member of AFC Youth Panel, Rashid Amer will fly today evening to Kuala Lumpur to participate in the 5th meeting of the Panel, which will finalize the phases of MAs Academies classification.
During the previous four meetings, the Panel had discussed a set of criteria and a system to recognize youth academies in Asia, in three categories, i.e. Basic Level (one star), Advance Level (two stars) and Premier Level (three stars).
The MAs must meet the criteria of AFC Elite Youth Scheme which will be studied and ratified by AFC Technical Department in line with AFC vision on development of young talents as they represent the core for the success of Asian football in the future.