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JFA renews partnership with Deutscher Fussball-Bund

26 September 2022

JFA renews partnership with Deutscher Fussball-Bund

Japan Football Association (JFA) signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deutscher Fussball-Bund (DFB) on 22 September 2022. JFA and DFB have cooperated at various levels since the MoU was first signed in June 2011, and hope to further expand their partnership going forward.

The signing ceremony took place at the newly-opened DFB Campus in Frankfurt am Main, and went in an amicable manner. Both parties discussed how various exchanges can be conducted through the renewal of the partnership this time, and expressed high expectations for future initiatives.

The MoU ceremony was conducted in the presence of:
- Mr. Bernd NEUENDORF, President, DFB
- Ms. Heike ULLRICH, General Secretary, DFB
- Mr. TASHIMA Kohzo, President, JFA

The MoU between DFB and JFA aims to facilitate cooperation in the following areas:
・Match operations and competition modes
・Exchange of management/administration staff
・IT and digitalization
・Corporate Social Responsibility and fan engagement
・Football museums
・Friendly matches of national teams
・Coach education
・Talent promotion
・Futsal and beach soccer

Until today JFA has signed a MoU with the following football associations, confederation and club:
[East] Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Mongolia
[ASEAN] Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
[Central] Iran, Uzbekistan
[West] Jordan, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates

Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, FC Bayern München

South America
CONMEBOL, Argentine, Paraguay, Venezuela

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