ASEANcham-EU’s welcomes our newest member, ACAFP

ASEANCHAM-EU is glad to welcome our newest member, ACA Football Partners!

ACA Football Partners is a football business company based in Singapore that was established in July 2021. ACAFP aims to form a multi-club ownership from Asia and is now an owner of KMSK Deinze, a Belgium second division football club, since February 2022. Under the mission of “Release the value of sports & evolve”, ACAFP aims to expand its global network through football, and some remarkable outcomes may have seen by KMSK Deinze making a partnership with PVF Academy (Vietnam), Albirex Niigata Singapore (Singapore), and a collaboration with Urawa Reds (Japan).

KMSK Deinze recently joined forces with one of the best youth training facilities in Belgium, Futurosports, in Mouscron. On top of that, ACAFP just announced to be an owner of Juventud Torremolinos CF in Spain, to welcome them as the second club of its multi-club ownership business. By having multiple professional clubs in football developed countries together with great facilities, ACAFP will accelerate the football projects connecting Europe and Asia, and evolve especially the young generations by enhancing academy structures.

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ACAFP and KMSK Deinze partner up with ASEANCHAM-EU and BVA

Deinze, 6th of February 2023 – ACA Football Partners and KMSK Deinze are proud to announce their partnership with ASEANCHAM-EU and the Belgian-Vietnamese Alliance (BVA). 

ASEANCHAM-EU, based in Brussels, is the first dedicated chamber of commerce for ASEAN companies and businesses operating in and trading with Europe. Their goal is to support primarily the voices and development of the ASEAN companies in Europe and bringing the visibility of the ASEAN to the European Union by acting as a hub for the 2 blocs.

KMSK Deinze and ASEANCHAM-EU will work together in the future to support the football diplomacy towards the ASEAN embassies in Belgium, relay the events and activities of KMSK Deinze to the ASEAN community in Belgium.  Our owner, ACAFP, is now expanding its global network in Asia as well, and through this partnership we will raise the awareness of the club, seek for more business opportunities, and connect fans beyond the countries and support the development of PlaysiaTV.

Dimitri Duong, CEO ASEANCHAM-EU: “ASEANCHAM-EU is delighted to collaborate with ACAFP and its football clubs in developing their network and to bridge the football communities in Europe and ASEAN. This is in line with ASEANCHAM-EU’s objective of fostering greater ties between both regions. Football is like international trade, it is global and brings people together.”

Akihisa Iizuka, COO ACAFP and CSO KMSK Deinze: “I am quite happy to announce this partnership with ASEANCHAM-EU and BVA. ACA Football Partners and KMSK Deinze are expanding our market internationally. We can support each other by creating a good business network between us. In that way, we can provide new opportunities to our local sponsors and the community.”