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Indonesia 'closer to dream' of World Cup

Indonesian fans and leaders hailed their football team after they booked a place in the third round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the first time after beating the Philippines on Tuesday.

AFC back Palestine bid to suspend Israel, abolishes term limits

The Asian Football Confederation gave its backing to Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the ongoing war in Gaza at its congress in Bangkok on Thursday, as the regional body also abolished term limits for its senior office bearers.

Defending champions Urawa crash out of Asian Champions League

Japan's defending champions Urawa Red Diamonds tumbled out of the Asian Champions League in the group stage on Wednesday after losing 2-1 to Hanoi FC in their final game.

Morsalin shares spotlight with Son

Morsalin earned the recognition on the back of his fierce right-footed strike against Lebanon

Al-Dawsari, Kerr take Asian confederation's Player of the Year awards

Saudi Arabia's Salem Al-Dawsari has been named the Asian Football Confederation's Player of the Year with Chelsea and Australia forward Sam Kerr taking the women's title at the regional body's awards ceremony in Doha on Tuesday.

Saudi and Iran to resume home-and-away matches: AFC

Saudi Arabia and Iran have reached a "groundbreaking" deal to resume home-and-away football matches between club sides after seven years of competing in neutral venues, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Monday.

Asia to launch Women's Champions League next year

Preliminary rounds will kick off the competition in August 2024 with a 12-team group stage beginning in October, the AFC announced after a meeting of its women's football committee in Sydney just hours before the World Cup fina

Bangladesh disadvantaged in AFC’s revamped club competitions

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is all set to revamp its club competitions next year with an increased prize money, leaving Bangladesh with only one indirect slot in the continental club competitions.

Urawa claim title to finish Asian Champions League odyssey

Urawa Red Diamonds coach Maciej Skorza said the wait was worth it after the Japanese side won the Asian Champions League on Saturday -- almost nine months after reaching the final.

June 12, 2024
June 12, 2024

Indonesia 'closer to dream' of World Cup

Indonesian fans and leaders hailed their football team after they booked a place in the third round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the first time after beating the Philippines on Tuesday.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

AFC back Palestine bid to suspend Israel, abolishes term limits

The Asian Football Confederation gave its backing to Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the ongoing war in Gaza at its congress in Bangkok on Thursday, as the regional body also abolished term limits for its senior office bearers.

December 6, 2023
December 6, 2023

Defending champions Urawa crash out of Asian Champions League

Japan's defending champions Urawa Red Diamonds tumbled out of the Asian Champions League in the group stage on Wednesday after losing 2-1 to Hanoi FC in their final game.

November 25, 2023
November 25, 2023

Morsalin shares spotlight with Son

Morsalin earned the recognition on the back of his fierce right-footed strike against Lebanon

November 1, 2023
November 1, 2023

Al-Dawsari, Kerr take Asian confederation's Player of the Year awards

Saudi Arabia's Salem Al-Dawsari has been named the Asian Football Confederation's Player of the Year with Chelsea and Australia forward Sam Kerr taking the women's title at the regional body's awards ceremony in Doha on Tuesday.

September 4, 2023
September 4, 2023

Saudi and Iran to resume home-and-away matches: AFC

Saudi Arabia and Iran have reached a "groundbreaking" deal to resume home-and-away football matches between club sides after seven years of competing in neutral venues, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Monday.

August 20, 2023
August 20, 2023

Asia to launch Women's Champions League next year

Preliminary rounds will kick off the competition in August 2024 with a 12-team group stage beginning in October, the AFC announced after a meeting of its women's football committee in Sydney just hours before the World Cup fina

August 15, 2023
August 15, 2023

Bangladesh disadvantaged in AFC’s revamped club competitions

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is all set to revamp its club competitions next year with an increased prize money, leaving Bangladesh with only one indirect slot in the continental club competitions.

May 6, 2023
May 6, 2023

Urawa claim title to finish Asian Champions League odyssey

Urawa Red Diamonds coach Maciej Skorza said the wait was worth it after the Japanese side won the Asian Champions League on Saturday -- almost nine months after reaching the final.

April 23, 2023
April 23, 2023

U-17 girls waiting to prove as they leave for AFC qualifiers in Singapore

The players like Ruma Akter, Souravi Akanda Prity, Trishna Rani, Joynab Bibi, Kanon Rani, Sanggita Rani, Puja Das and  Nusrat Jahan Ritu may not be the familiars yet like Sabina Khatun, Maria Manda, Krishna Rani, Monika Chakma, Ritu Porna Chakma, Sirat Jahan Swapna but the budding footballers are waiting to prove them in upcoming the AFC U-17 Women's Asia Cup Qualifiers, starting from April 26 in Singapore.

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