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AFC confirms media partnership with Sportdigital in Germany, Austria & Switzerland!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today announced that Sportdigital will be their new media partner broadcasting select AFC national team and club competitions from 2021-24 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Sportdigital’s deal covers the AFC U-23 Asian Cup 2022 and 2024, all AFC’s men’s youth competitions, the AFC Cup …

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AFC ExCo announces updates to 2020 competitions calendar!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, today thanked the Qatar Football Association for their willingness to host the return of the AFC Champions League in the West region. At the AFC Executive meeting, held online, the AFC President congratulated everyone involved in the hard …

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AFC announces rights deal with SIA Sport Media Group in multiple territories in Eastern Europe!

A new media partnership between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and SIA Media Group was recently signed for Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The deal covers the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Asian Qualifiers Final Round, the 2023 AFC Asian Cup – China, and the annual AFC Champions …

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CONCACAF gives major boost to CONCACAF Gold Cup with new format & first ever draw!

CONCACAF has announced an exciting new format for the 2021 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, and the introduction of a first ever draw for the prestigious regional tournament. The new set-up for CONCACAF’s flagship competition will include a Preliminary Round prior to the 16 team Group Stage. The Preliminary …

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AFC receives documents from five Nations wanting to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has received the necessary bid documents from the five Member Associations, which had expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 AFC Asian Cup, ahead of the stipulated deadline. The All India Football Federation (AIFF), the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), the …

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AFC receives Qatar’s bid to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has received today, August 26 the Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) bid to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup after the country’s Ambassador to Malaysia Fahad bin Mohammed Kafood visited the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur to officially submit the necessary bidding documentation. Qatar, the reigning …

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AFC confirms rights deal with Sport1 in Germany, Austria & Switzerland!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today, August 26 announced that Sport1 GmbH will be their new media partner, broadcasting the AFC Champions League for the 2021 and 2022 seasons in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. As an established dedicated sports broadcaster, with a large distribution in the region, Sport1 will …

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AFC expresses condolences on passing of Kairan Wang!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has offered its condolences to the family, friends and teammates of former China starlet Kairan “Max” Wang who passed away at the age of just 15. After moving to the Netherlands just over five years ago, Wang played for Dutch club DHC Delft before securing …

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FIFA & AFC postpone 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to 2021!

In light of the current COVID-19 situation in many countries, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have jointly decided that the upcoming qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar and 2023 AFC Asian Cup – China, originally scheduled to take place during the international match windows …

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AFC signs rights deal with Saran Media International!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that Saran Media International will be their new media partner in Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, as well as Kazakhstan from 2021 to 2024. Saran Media International’s exclusive deal covers the AFC’s major national team and club competitions, including but not limited …

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