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JFA renews partnership with The Football Association

29 November 2022

JFA renews partnership with The Football Association

Japan Football Association (JFA) signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Football Association (The FA) on 28 November 2022. JFA and The FA have cooperated at various levels since the MoU was first signed in February 2016 and hope to further expand their partnership going forward.

The signing ceremony took place in Doha, Qatar 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:

・Ms. Debbie HEWITT, Chair, The FA
・Mr. Mark BULLINGHAM, Chief Executive Officer, The FA
・Mr. TASHIMA Kohzo, President, JFA
・Ms. TAKATA Haruna, Vice President, JFA/Chairperson, WE League
・Mr. MIYAMOTO Tsuneyasu, Executive Committee Member, JFA

The MoU between The FA and JFA aims to facilitate cooperation in the following areas:

・Coach education & Grassroots programmes
・Women’s football
・Youth Leadership
・Disability & Paralympic football
・IT/digital initiatives
・Issues surrounding tournaments, legal system, strategic planning, organisational administration, diversity and inclusion initiatives
・Technical and executive exchanges
・Marketing & Commercial
・Match opportunities
・Joint international development initiatives
・Women’s Professional Football Leagues (Annex agreement to the MoU)

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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