Asian Football Confederation

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...

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...

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Soccer Asia central to picking next FIFA chief

Once a soccer minnow, the Middle East has emerged as one of the sport's most powerful blocs during Sepp Blatter's 17-year reign at FIFA and is likely to have a big say in who will replace...