AFC

East Timor kicked out of 2023 Asian Cup

East Timor has been expelled from the 2023 Asian Cup for falsifying documents of several Brazilian-born footballers, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Friday.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

AFC sets pathway for eight teams in 2026 World Cup

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee has approved the qualification format for Asia’s Road to the FIFA World Cup 2026 as well as the AFC Asian Cup 2027 in preparation of the eight direct spots and single Intercontinental Playoff slot allocated to the AFC by FIFA following the expansion of the FIFA World Cup 2026 to 48 teams according to a press release from the AFC.

January 20, 2017
January 20, 2017

East Timor kicked out of 2023 Asian Cup

East Timor has been expelled from the 2023 Asian Cup for falsifying documents of several Brazilian-born footballers, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Friday.

January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017

Asia chief predicts positive impact of World Cup expansion

FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams will address Asia's long-standing demand for greater representation in the showpiece tournament, Asian Football Confederation president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said on Wednesday.

November 2, 2016
November 2, 2016

AFC fines BFF US$20,000

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has been fined 20,000 US dollars for withdrawing the national team from the inaugural

October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016

Players' Support Seminar held

The country's Professional footballers have been advised to inspect the details of their contract when signing agreements with

September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016

AFC congress scrapped after 20 minutes

An Asian football congress was scrapped after just 20 minutes on Tuesday as members rejected its agenda in protest at FIFA

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Booters to play Solidarity Cup?

Bangladesh will be granted a spot in the inaugural AFC Solidarity Cup this year if they fail to beat Bhutan in their Asian Cup Play-

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

4-0 win over UAE caps off BD's brilliant campaign

Hosts Bangladesh cap off their AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory against the United Arab Emirates.

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

Chinese Taipei crush Kyrgyzstan

Chinese Taipei thrash Kyrgyzstan 7-1 in the opening match of Group C Qualifiers of AFC U-16 Women's Championship at Bangabandhu National Stadium.

August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016

Kyrgyzstan arrive

Kyrgyzstan became the first to arrive here yesterday to take part in the AFC Under-16 Women's Championship Qualifiers which will get underway at the Bangabandhu National Stadium from Saturday.