10 December 2016
His Royal Highness Prince Hj Sufri Bolkiah, President of the National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam received the AFC President's Recognition Award For Grassroots Football 2016 (Aspiring) in the annual prestigious AFC Awards ceremony held in Abu Dhabi. On hand to present the award was Ms. Han Un Gyong, Executive Committee Member from DPR Korea.
This is Brunei Darussalam's second award after winning it last year. NFABD ran regular technical and promotional activities while maintaining several areas of cooperation with both governmental and non-governmental partners.
The nominations for the award are based on a points system which takes into account several criteria such as the structure and management of grassroots football as well as the philosophy and policy of Member Associations.