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Draws for 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers to be held on July 17

Twelve teams -- eight group winners and four best runners-up -- advance to both the Asian Cup finals to be held in China and the final round of World Cup qualifiers.

Asian Cup host UAE fined $150K for fans targeting Qatar

Asian Cup host United Arab Emirates was fined $150,000 on Monday for fan misconduct during the team's semifinal loss to eventual champion Qatar.


Election candidates warned not to campaign at Asian Cup

Candidates for Asian Football Confederation elections, including several FIFA Council seats, have been reminded they risk disciplinary action for campaigning this month at the Asian Cup.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India leave footprint in Asia

India win first Asian Cup game in 54 years with a 4-1 thrashing of Thailand in campaign opener.

AFC allows fourth substitution in extra-time at 2019 Asian Cup

Teams will be allowed to make a fourth substitution if their matches go into extra-time during next year's Asian Cup finals, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Friday.

India’s Asian Cup preparation to kick off with East-Asian test

While India will be competing with a full-strength squad, their opponents instead chosen to send their second string teams.


Asian Cup 2019 Draw: India placed alongside UAE, Thailand and Bahrain in Group A

India have been placed alongside UAE, Thailand and Bahrain in Group A of Asian Cup 2019 finals.

Asian Cup qualifier: India on cusp of registering berth

The 32-year-old's goal proved to be the difference as India gritted out a 1-0 win over fancied Kyrgyzstan in a crucial Asian Cup qualifying match in Bangalore. The victory, second in as many matches, helped India retain the top spot in the Group A of the qualifiers.

Australia edge out South Korea 2-1 in extra time to lift maiden Asian Cup

Substitute James Troisi scored halfway through extra time to give tournament hosts Australia a hard-fought victory.

Final against South Korea is toughest test: Tim Cahill

Socceroos veteran forward Tim Cahill is aware of the difficulty of taking on the Taegeuk Warriors.