Former AUSC Blacks and Australian footballer Moya Dodd has been elected unopposed as Female Vice President of the Asian Football Confederation.

Dodd, an AFC Vice President since 2009 and the Chairwoman of the AFC Women’s Committee, was the only candidate for the position, the term of which runs until the next AFC Congress in 2015.

“I am delighted to be re-elected as AFC Vice President and very grateful to our Member Associations for their confidence in me,” said Dodd.

“The opportunities for Asian football are second-to-none. I look forward to working with our new President to better serve football, and especially women’s football, on our diverse continent.”

While Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has been elected as the new AFC President at the AFC Extraordinary Congress.

Sheikh Salman received 33 of the 46 votes to sweep to victory ahead of Thailand’s Worawi Makudi (7 votes) and Yousuf Al Serkal of the UAE (6 votes).

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