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AFC President lauds Continent’s passion for futsal!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has hailed the significant strides made in futsal across the Continent while congratulating the Iran for securing a record-extending 13th AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ title following the conclusion of the 17th edition of the competition in Bangkok, Thailand, on …

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AFC Asian Cup 2023 – Semifinals: 5 things to look out for!

Just four teams remain in the hunt to be crowned champions of the 18th edition of the AFC Asian Cup with the semifinals to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Up first, two-time winners South Korea, who are seeking their first continental title since 1960, take on last-four debutants Jordan …

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AFC President extends condolences on passing of Melika Mohammadi!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has expressed his deep sadness and shock after receiving the news of the untimely demise of Iran women’s national team player Melika Mohammadi in a tragic road accident in Bam, Kerman province. Extending his condolences and sympathies, the AFC …

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Sulanjana Raul hattrick wins it for India against Iran!

Powered by a Sulanjana Raul hattrick, the Young Tigresses wrapped up their AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers campaign with a resounding 3-0 win over the Islamic Republic of Iran at the Buriram City Stadium on Saturday, September 23. India’s campaign so far has been defined by two heavy losses …

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India U-17 Women hope to end qualifying campaign with a win against Iran!

The uncomfortable silence that prevailed in the team bus while the India U-17 Women’s team were returning from the Buriram City Stadium on Thursday night could easily be noted. A 0-4 defeat against Thailand less than an hour ago put paid to India’s hopes of making any further advance in …

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History beckons India as U-17 Women’s Team arrive in Thailand!

In the local language, the city of Buriram conveys the meaning of ‘city of happiness’ or ‘peaceful city’. And while driving through the city roads, around 400 kilometres away from Bangkok, any first-timer to this part of the region will soon realise how befitting the name of this historic yet …

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Priya PV announces 23-member squad for AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Qualification Round 2!

India U-17 Women head coach Priya PV, on Thursday, September 14 announced a 23-member squad for the AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Qualification Round 2, Indonesia 2024. The tournament will be played in Buriram, Thailand. In April, the Indian women’s U-17 team broke new ground by topping their Round 1 …

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Saudi Arabia FF & FFIR of Iran matches to be played home-and-away!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is pleased to confirm that all matches between the national teams and clubs of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) and Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) will take place on a home-and-away basis. The welcome development follows a groundbreaking agreement between the SAFF …

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2023 AFC U-17 Asian Cup: And then there were four!

The cast for the 2023 AFC U-17 Asian Cup in Thailand was finalised on Monday, June 26 with Japan and Uzbekistan advancing from their respective quarterfinals. Japan defeated Australia 3-1 while Uzbekistan struck late goals to beat Saudi Arabia 2-0. Thursday’s semifinals will see Japan playing Iran followed by South …

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