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Tuesday, December 07, 2021



AFC delegates inspect venues for Women's Asian Cup in India

September 23, 2021 5:17 pm

Upon inspection, the delegates from the governing body of football in Asia were satisfied with the progress of all facilities in the lead up to the continent's flagship women's tournament.

ATKMB face FC Nasaf in unfamiliar Uzbek territory in AFC Cup Inter-Zone Semis

September 21, 2021 5:16 pm

ATKMB are without central defender Sandesh Jinghan, who has joined Croatian club Sibenik since the 1-1 draw with Bashundhara Kings which saw the Indian side advance as South Asian Zonal champions

AFC chief Shaikh Salman condoles death of former India footballer Franco

May 11, 2021 1:59 pm

Franco was a part of the 1960 Rome Olympics squad but didn't get a game. However, he was an integral part of the 1962 Asian Games gold winning team in Jakarta.

Asian Football body cuts short young Anwar Ali's dream

September 25, 2020 6:05 pm

The 20-year-old, who was a part of the Indian team that played in the 2017 under-17 World Cup, made an emotional appeal to the AIFF in a letter earlier this month.

World Cup, Asian Cup qualifiers postponed to next year

August 12, 2020 2:28 pm

The Asian Football Confederation has postponed all men's qualifiers scheduled in October and November for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Cup.

Bala Devi joins AFC's awareness campaign against COVID-19, urges fans to stay home

March 31, 2020 7:09 pm

Before Bala Devi, legendary Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia and talismanic skipper of the national team Sunil Chhetri have featured in AFC's campaign.

Iranian clubs agree to neutral venue for AFC Champions League matches

January 23, 2020 8:15 pm

Shahr Khodro were scheduled to host Bahrain's Riffa, and Esteghlal were set to play Kuwait SC on Tuesday but both matches were postponed amid security concerns in Iran.

AFC moves Champions League matches out of Iran

January 22, 2020 2:28 pm

The move comes after Iranian forces shot down a Ukraine International Airlines jet in error on January 8, killing all 176 onboard amid tensions following the assassination of general Qassem Suleimani.

Akram Afif, Saki Kumagai scoop individual Asian Player of the Year awards

December 02, 2019 7:36 pm

South Korea's Son Heung-min was named the International Player of the Year while his 18-year-old compatriot Lee Kang-in, who plays for Valencia, was named the Youth Player of the Year.

Al Hilal win AFC Champions League as late goals down Urawa Red Diamonds

November 24, 2019 6:41 pm

Al Hilal won their first AFC Champions League title since the competition was launched in 2002 and it was their third in the competition after victories in the Asian Club Championship in 1991 and 2000.