It reviewed Asia's current problems including:
- Match-fixing uncovered in South Korea with police arresting five K-League players in connection with the scandal.
- Match-fixing alleged in Malaysia following a police report filed by a top team concerned that there was some wrong-doing in one of their youth matches.
- Violence in Singapore, with S.League sides Etoile FC and Houngang United suspended after the two teams brawled before kick-off with four players requiring hospital treatment.
- A-League clubs failing in Australia.
- Ongoing splits in Football Associations of Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines.
"The fundamental skills in Asia are not as strong as in Europe or South America so the basis is poor in Asia," Zhang said. "We need to unite together and work harder to get more attention from the rest of the world to the AFC."