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FIFA Council appoints Qatar as host of the FIFA Club World Cup in 2019 & 2020!

In the lead-up to the 69th FIFA Congress and the opening of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, the members of the FIFA Council convened in Paris today for meeting no. 10 of the decision-making body. Following the approval of a revamped FIFA Club World Cup with 24 teams, the pilot …

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AFC Dream Asia Foundation partners with Generation Amazing on legacy initiatives!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Dream Asia Foundation and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC)’s Generation Amazing programme on Sunday, June 2 signed a long-term partnership in Paris, France, which will enable collaboration in legacy and education across Asia during the next four years. The AFC will manage …

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China, Japan & Qatar presented with AFC Coaching Convention Awards!

The AFC president Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on Sunday, June 2 recognised the progress of the coaching standards of the Chinese Football Association, the Japan Football Association and Qatar Football Association at their meeting in Paris. The AFC Coaching Convention Pro Level Certificates were presented to Du Zhaocai, …

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Technical Report for 2019 AFC Asian Cup – UAE published!

The Technical Report and Statistics for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup held in the United Arab Emirates is now available on the-AFC.com! The 17th edition of the Continental championship was the biggest-ever AFC Asian Cup with an expansion from 16 to 24 teams, with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system …

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2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to be played with 32 teams!

In line with the conclusions of the feasibility study approved by the FIFA Council at its last meeting, FIFA and Qatar have jointly explored all possibilities to increase the number of participant teams from 32 to 48 teams by involving neighbouring countries at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. …

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Qatar FA extends Felix Sanchez’s contract until 2022!

The Qatar Football Association (QFA), headed by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, has decided to extend the contract of Spanish football coach Felix Sanchez until 2022. The decision to extend the contract is a desire of the QFA to continue the technical stability of the national team …

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Amarjit, Anwar Ali & Sarthak Golui visit 2022 FIFA World Cup Supreme Committee Museum!

More than a decade ago, former FIFA president Sepp Blatter had called India the “Sleeping Giant of world football”. While that giant may partially be awake after putting out heart-felt performances in the AFC Asian Cup, all efforts are being made to build for the future. Three of the players …

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