India has been awarded the hosting rights for the 5th AFC Conference on Science and Football Medicine 2015. The decision was taken by the AFC Medical Committee during its meeting in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
The AFC Conference on Science and Football Medicine is held every four years and Delhi is most likely to host the next edition of the conference.
The AFC Medical Committee under the chairmanship of Malaysia’s Dato’ Dr. Gurcharan Singh has also decided to introduce the “AFC Meritorious Award for Football Medicine”.
The “AFC Meritorious Award for Football Medicine” would honour “doctors, physiotherapists and allied health professionals that have rendered longstanding professional assistance and scientific research towards the development of football and football medicine in particular.”