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AFC Women’s Club Championship: ISPE WFC vs Taichung Blue Whale FC weather forces postponement!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed that Monday’s AFC Women’s Club Championship 2022 – Pilot Tournament (East) match between ISPE WFC from Myanmar and Chinese Taipei’s Taichung Blue Whale FC had to be abandoned due to inclement weather. The encounter was abandoned following two (2) stoppages of thirty (30) …

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AFC President Recognition Award set to reward distinguished AFC Grassroots Charter members!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee has ratified the AFC Technical Committee’s approval to change the categories of the AFC President Recognition Awards for Grassroots Football to acknowledge standout Member Associations (MAs) in the AFC Grassroots Charter. Mirroring the AFC Grassroots Charter membership categories of Gold, Silver and Bronze, …

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Updated AFC Club Licensing Regulations (2022 Edition) available now!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Club Licensing Regulations (2022 Edition) have been ratified by the AFC Executive Committee in line with the transition of the AFC Club Competitions from its current Spring-Autumn season to Autumn-Spring. The updated regulations came into force on July 29, 2022 and incorporated several important updates …

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Schedule for new AFC club competitions seasons confirmed!

Following the decision to transition the AFC Club Competitions from its current Spring-Autumn season to Autumn-Spring on February 25, 2022, the AFC Executive Committee has today approved the new calendar of the 2023/2024 AFC Champions League and AFC Cup seasons. The AFC Champions League 2023/24 edition is set to kick …

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Asia’s pathway to the 2026 FIFA World Cup and 2027 AFC Asian Cup confirmed!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee has approved the qualification format for Asia’s Road to the 2026 FIFA World Cup as well as the 2027 AFC Asian Cup in preparation of the eight direct spots and single Intercontinental Playoff slot allocated to the AFC by FIFA following the expansion …

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The AFC Champions League 2022 Group Stage Stats Leaders: Forwards!

Over the past few weeks, the-AFC.com has highlighted the standout goalkeepers, defenders and midfielders from the AFC Champions League 2022 group stage, and now it’s the turn of those whose job it is to score the goals: the forwards. To select the star performers up front, we’ve reflected on the …

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Jordan FA & Hong Kong FC Academy recognised by the AFC Elite Youth Scheme!

The Jordan Football Association (JFA) is the latest Member Association (MA) to receive full membership under the AFC Elite Youth Scheme while the Hong Kong FC Academy has been granted a one-star Academy status. As part of JFA’s recommendation, the Al Hussein Sports City for Youth – Polo Stadium have …

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The AFC Champions League 2022 Group Stage Stats Leaders: Midfielders!

After shining the spotlight on the standout displays by goalkeepers and defenders in the AFC Champions League 2022 group stage, it’s time to turn the attention to the midfielders as the-AFC.com highlights those who shone in the first round. To select the candidates for each position, we have reflected on …

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Second batch of AFC FMC graduates ready to leave their mark on Asian football!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) today concluded the second edition of the game-changing Football Management Certificate (FMC) programme, setting its participants on course to shape the future of Asian football. A total of 30 participants from all five of the AFC Zones underwent the seven-month online programme that instils football-based …

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