ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) is a subset of nations within the Asian Football Confederation from Southeast Asia. ASEAN stands for Association of South East Asian Nations. The AFF was founded in 1984 by the nations of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam joined the AFF in 1996.
In 1996, the federation ran the first Tiger Cup and since then it has further expanded its role.
Today the AFF is still expanding with East Timor joining the organization in 2004 and Australia joined the Asian Football Confederation on January 1, 2006. Australia has sent youth squads to the ASEAN Youth Tournaments. Australia will have their AFF invite affiliation upgraded to full membership at the federation’s Extraordinary Congress in August 2013.
On August 7, 2008, AFF formally announced Suzuki as the new sponsor of their premier international competition, the ASEAN Football Championship
Member Associations 
1 Australia is not a member of the AFF, but has been allowed to send teams to the youth competitions. Australia is generally grouped into the AFF association by AFC when conducting regional draws in international competition.
AFF Awards 
AFF President His Royal Highness Sultan of Pahang HE Sultan Ahmad Shah said in a statement that it was time to honour ASEAN’s best.
“In recent years, ASEAN football has cultivated some serious talent, and the region is growing as a football powerhouse. We are gaining traction at a global level, and the time is right to honour the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the evolution and honour of the world’s most popular sport.”
HRH Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, who is also Chairman of the Awards Selection Committee, said that as football in the region continued to develop and mature, the Commitment demonstrated by ASEAN’s finest needed to be acknowledged.
AFF Life Service Award : H.E. Tengku Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ahmad Rithauddeen
ASEAN Goodwill Award : H.R.H. Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Abu Bakar
AFF Association of the Year 
AFF National Team of the Year 
AFF Player of the Year (Men's) 
AFF Player of the Year (Women's) 
AFF Youth Player of the Year 
AFF Futsal Team of the Year 
AFF Futsal Player of the Year 
AFF Coach of the Year 
AFF Referee of the Year 
AFF Assistant Referee of the Year 
Best Goal in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2012 
Youth Championships 
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