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Tag Archives: AFC

AFC confirms media rights deal with LaLigaSportsTV in Spain!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced LaLigaSportsTV as their new media partner in Spain and Andorra to broadcast the AFC’s premier club competition, the AFC Champions League, via LaLiga’s over-the-top (OTT) streaming service from 2021 to 2024. LaLigaSportsTV, who hold the rights to mostly domestic sports properties, will provide …

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AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee bans Avelino Coelho Jakson for Anti-doping rule violation!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has banned the Brazilian player, Avelino Coelho Jakson, from taking part in any kind of football-related activity (which includes, inter alia, all domestic, international, friendly and official fixtures) for four (4) years for violating Article 6 of the AFC Anti-Doping Regulations …

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Minerva Academy FC emerge as frontrunners in AFC’s injury & illness prevention research!

The Elite Leagues Injury and Illness Surveillance Program was an extensive research recently carried out by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on injuries and their prevention. AFC took this initiative to provide the involved clubs with a detailed analysis of injuries to their players and help them with its prevention …

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AFC & NEOM announce four-year global sponsorship rights deal!

NEOM has become a new Global Partner of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) from 2021-2024. The agreement encompasses major AFC national team competitions, including but not limited to the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar Final Round featuring the Continent’s top-12 football nations, and Asia’s flagship national team competition …

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AFC Appeal Committee decision in Persepolis/Alkasir case upheld by CAS!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) welcomes the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)’s dismissal of the appeal lodged by Persepolis FC against the AFC Appeal Committee’s decision of November 5, 2020. On October 3, 2020, the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee found that the Persepolis player, Mr Isa Alkasir, had …

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Uzbekistan set to be first-ever Central Asian host of AFC U-23 Asian Cup in 2022!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee has today ratified the AFC Competitions Committee’s recommendation to award the hosting rights of the AFC U-23 Asian Cup 2022 to the Uzbekistan Football Association in a milestone decision which will mark the first time the tournament will be staged in the Central …

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AFC signs media rights deal with TV Start in Russia and CIS!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced TV Start as their new media partner in Russia and the CIS territories including Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia to broadcast the AFC’s major competitions from 2021 to 2024. The media partnership includes AFC national team and club …

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Centralised venues for joint 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers confirmed!

Following a process of close consultation with Asia’s Member Associations, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed the centralised venues for the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ matches scheduled to take place from 31 May to June 15, 2021. …

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