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Asia’s 2022 FIFA World Cup finals, playoff teams finalised!

United Arab Emirates will face Australia in the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar playoff after sealing third place in Group A on the final night of action on Tuesday, March 29. The UAE defeated South Korea 1-0 to finish ahead of Iraq and Lebanon. Australia, meanwhile, had already …

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Australia celebrates 500 days to go milestone for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

There could barely be a more iconic landmark than the Sydney Opera House to celebrate the 500-day milestone ahead of the kick-off to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup – Australia and New Zealand. A host of players, dignitaries, media and more gathered at the unique sail-shaped building to mark …

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AFC announces media rights partnership with APL in Australia!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today announced that the Australian Professional Leagues (APL) has acquired the rights to the AFC’s club competitions for the rights cycle 2021-2024, via its partnership with 10 ViacomCBS. The APL’s exclusive deal covers the AFC Champions League, the AFC Cup and the AFC Futsal …

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Inaugural Women’s Football Legacy Cup held in Australia!

Representatives from Canberra United, Capital Football, the Federal Government and media came together at Senate Oval in Canberra for Football Australia’s inaugural Women’s Football Legacy Cup. The event was hosted in celebration of Legacy ’23, Football Australia’s game plan to realise enduring outcomes for Australian football beyond the co-hosting of …

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2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup – India: Milestones & Stats!

The 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup – India threw up numerous moments that will live long in the memory, with China crowned champions for the first time in 16 years and two ASEAN sides advancing to their maiden appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. On an individual level, Sam …

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Australia’s Sam Kerr wins Yili Top Goalscorer of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup!

Australian star Sam Kerr won the Yili Top Goalscorer of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in India with her seven-goal haul proving unbeatable. Although Australia’s campaign was ended in the quarterfinals by South Korea, Kerr’s phenomenal form in the group stage secured her the award. The Chelsea FC star …

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2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup semifinalists, playoff teams decided!

The semifinalists for the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup – India were decided following an exciting day of quarterfinal action on Sunday, January 30. Two-time defending champions Japan led the cast for the last four stage with eight-time winners China, South Korea and the Philippines joining them in Thursday’s semifinals, …

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Australia’s Sam Kerr issues message of support to India Women!

Australia star Sam Kerr has lent her support to the Indian women’s national team, issuing a heartfelt video message to the AFC Women’s Asian Cup hosts on Wednesday. India’s participation in the tournament came to an end on Sunday, when COVID-19 cases and injuries meant they were unable to name …

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Australian & New Zealand Human Rights Commissions & FIFA publish Risk Assessment!

The Australian Human Rights Commission, the New Zealand Human Rights Commission along with FIFA have published a Human Rights Risk Assessment for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be held in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand in 2023. The assessment examined the potential human rights impact of the 2023 …

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LaLiga & Premier Academy League announce Australian partnership & nation-wide football development project!

In a landmark partnership for Australian Football, LaLiga – globally recognised as one of the major domestic competitions in the world – has joined forces with the Premier Academy League, for the advancement and development of Australian coaches and young aspiring players. LaLiga will also be a major supporter of …

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