East Asian Football the Union emblem
East Asian Football Association ( East Asian Football Federation ) , jointly established by eight East Asian regional football organizations from China, Hong Kong , Macau, China , Chinese Taipei , Japan , South Korea , Mongolia and Guam , aimed at enhanced competitiveness of football in Asia, East Asia , as well as enhanced influence in the Asian Football Confederation . 8 football organization in East Asia in Tokyo, Japan, on March 2, 2002 meeting to discuss the decision , was established in May 2002 , a regional East Asian Football Association , headquartered in Shibuya-ku , Tokyo, Japan .
the Association in accordance with the plan before the start of the World Cup ( May 28, 2002 ) was established . North Korea , although not to send representatives to attend the meeting , but shortly after the establishment of the association as one of the founders added . East Asian Football Association and the Northern Mariana Islands in December 2006 .
East Asian Football Association for the Asian Football vibrant , the East Asian Football Championship held every two years and annual A3 Champions Cup from 2003 ; this as a start , and then a variety of competitions held in the East Asian region . The goal of the association is : As the leader of the Asian football , East Asia , will contribute to Asian football towards the top of the world and to promote the popularity of football and powerful as the target .