Thursday , May 19 2022

International Football

Asia’s Grassroots advocates share best practices in special online session!

Grassroots practitioners in Asia joined the latest AFC Grassroots Special Online Session 2022 titled ‘The Priorities’ which was an avenue for Member Associations (MAs) to share and discuss best practices. Attended by over 110 participants from 44 MAs, the session opened by sharing the objectives and mission of grassroots football …

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Germany Women to face Switzerland ahead of UEFA Women’s EURO 2022!

The final international fixture for the Germany women’s national team before they travel to the European Championships in England will take place in Erfurt. Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s side will face Switzerland at the Steigerwaldstadion on Friday, June 24 (17:00h CEST). For Voss-Tecklenburg, it is a reunion with a former side – …

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New York Red Bulls & Audi announce partnership extension!

The New York Red Bulls and Audi have announced a multi-year partnership extension. In addition to Audi continuing to be the Official Luxury Vehicle of the Red Bulls, they will also retain naming rights of the Audi Club, an exclusive hospitality experience at Red Bull Arena. The partnership will extend …

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Oceania’s Women’s Development Officers benefit from Train the Trainer Programme!

Twenty Women’s Development Officers (WDOs) became qualified OFC Women’s Football Educators after completing the organisation’s Train the Trainer Programme earlier this year. The WDOs came from seven Member Associations, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and New Zealand. New Zealanders Annalie Longo, Alana Gunn and …

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Pioneering women’s officials hope historic achievement will be first of many for female AFC referees!

Having made history as the first female referee to take charge of an AFC Champions League match, Japan’s Yoshimi Yamashita sees a future where such achievements are a regular occurrence throughout Asian and world football. Thursday’s Group G match between Melbourne City FC and Jeonnam Dragons took on extra significance …

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Mumbai City FC beat Air Force Club again in AFC Champions League group stage!

Mumbai City FC beat Air Force Club by 1-0 in their final game in Group B of the AFC Champions League, and also the final game of the 2021-22 season. The match was played out at the King Fahd International Stadium on Tuesday, April 26. The result further extended Mumbai …

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CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Draw procedure explained!

With just a few days to the final draw of TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2022, CAF has released the draw procedure that will be used to determine the fate of the 12 countries that have qualified for the event. The final draw will be conducted at Mohamed …

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Europol & UEFA hold first international conference on match-fixing in football!

The European Union’s law enforcement agency (Europol) and UEFA have today, April 26 brought key stakeholders together for the first time to identify new ways to investigate and cooperate in cases related to sport corruption and match-fixing. A total of 109 senior officials from law enforcement, judicial authorities and national …

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History to be made in Seattle Sounders vs Pumas 2022 CONCACAF Champions League Final!

The 2022 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Final will kick off this week between the Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer (MLS) and Pumas of Liga MX with some history to be made and SCCL records that could be broken. Wednesday, April 27 will mark the start of the Final, …

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