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Eintracht Frankfurt building bridges with Japan Tour 2022!

Eintracht Frankfurt will visit the Land of the Rising Sun from November 13 to 20 for the Eintracht Frankfurt Japan Tour, and hold friendly matches against J1 League sides Urawa Red Diamonds and Gamba Osaka. Eintracht Frankfurt is using the game-free period ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to …

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Venue for the AFC Champions League 2022 (East) decisive stages confirmed!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed the Japan Football Association (JFA) as the host Member Association for the AFC Champions League 2022 Round of 16, Quarterfinals and Semifinals centralised matches in the East region. As confirmed on January 13, 2022, the AFC Champions League 2022 (East) Round of …

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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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Participants gain new insights in AFC Emotions in Football Workshop!

119 participants from 38 Member Associations (MAs) joined the AFC Emotions in Football Workshop on Tuesday, March 22 as the Japan Football Association (JFA) and the Qatar Football Association (QFA) presented their comprehensive activities and future action plans. The JFA and QFA are the first pilot MAs to implement the …

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AFC Elite Youth Scheme recognise first football girls’ academies!

The AFC Elite Youth Scheme has endorsed the first-ever football girls’ academies in the Japan Football Association (JFA) and Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) as the gold standard three-star and one-star elite academies respectively. The BFF also joins the AFC Elite Youth Scheme as a full member for their focus on …

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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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Two COVID-19 cases within India squad a day before 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup kick-off!

Just a day before the kick-off of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in India, the hosts were hit by two unnamed positive COVID-19 cases. While some reported that it was two players others reported it was one player and one support staff. The positive COVID-19 cases has forced the …

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FC Bayern Youth Cup – Japan to take place in March 2022!

FC Bayern Munich’s prestigious international FC Bayern Youth Cup is returning to Japan. Over two football camps on March 21/22 & 23/24, FC Bayern coaches will scout the best young players to take part in a qualification tournament for the Youth Cup at Prince Takamado Memorial JFA YUME Field in …

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Bayern Munich extends contract with Japan Football Association!

FC Bayern Munich has extended the partnership with the Japan Football Association (JFA) by three years. The agreement, already running for three years, includes the exchange of top talents with the FC Bayern Campus, cooperation in training coaches, friendly matches between FC Bayern youth teams and the Japan Football Association …

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2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup – India draw finalised!

The draw for the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup – India concluded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, October 28. The virtually conducted draw for the expanded 12-team tournament will see Japan begin their defence of the titles won in 2014 and 2018 in Group C. The Nadeshiko will have …

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