2016 Asian Football Championships

The UK Asian Football Championships, now in its eighteenth consecutive year has successfully raised the profile of Asian in football and in doing so continues to stimulate much debate around the issues that prevent full participation of this particular community. 

The Championships are supported by Sporting Equals through the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA). 

“On behalf of the Scottish Ethnic Minority Sports Association, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the BEDSAs for their support of the UK Asian Football Championships 2015 at Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland. These Championships have been running for 17 years to help empower the talent within Asian football and raise the profile of the lack of Asian representation in elite football. With the support of the BEDSAs we hope more communities and individuals will be recognised and celebrated within Black Asian and minority ethnic talent. 

Thank you again to the BEDSAs and the Sporting Equals Team for all their support.” 

Dilawer Singh President - Scottish Ethnic Minority Sports Association (SEMSA)  

2016 UK Asian Football Championship Event Details: 

  • Friday 30th Sept The draw will take place at about 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm at Glasgow Green with Kick off at 5pm 
  • Saturday 1st Oct  Kick off at 10 am and also 2pm at Glasgow Green 
  • Sunday 2nd Oct  The Final - Kick off at 1 pm at Celtic Park Football matches entry is free! 
  • Awards Dinner will start ASAP after the final at Celtic park 

Further details available through SEMSA website.