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North Korea vs Japan, FIFA World Cup qualifier not to take place!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed today that the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 and AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027 Qualifiers Group B fixture between North Korea and Japan, scheduled to be played on March 26, 2024, will not take place as scheduled …

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Stage set for AFC U-20 Women’s Asian Cup semifinals!

The cast for the AFC U-20 Women’s Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2024 was finalised on Sunday with North Korea topping Group B after defeating Japan, who had qualified with a match to spare. Australia and South Korea had booked their semifinal spots from Group A on Saturday, with all four teams …

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AFC’s Shaikh Salman congratulates Asian heroines on sealing Paris 2024 Olympic berths!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, has applauded Australia and Japan for clinching the Continent’s two spots at the Paris 2024 Olympics after the conclusion of the two-legged AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament – Asian Qualifiers Round 3 on Wednesday, February 28. The Matildas …

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Latest update on AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifier!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed today that the upcoming AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament – Asian Qualifiers Round 3 first-leg tie between North Korea and Japan, set to be played on February 24, 2024, will take place at the Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The …

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VfL Bochum expand its activities in Japan!

As part of its internationalisation strategy, VfL continues to grow, including in Japan. The connections between VfL Bochum and the city of Bochum to the Land of the Rising Sun are traditionally good – the city partnership between Bochum and Tsukuba, the long-term cooperation with our supplier Mizuno as well …

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Eintracht Frankfurt sports projects in China & Japan!

To further promote the development of youth football, Nicolai Adam, head of international sports partnerships, travelled to Asia in November as part of Eintracht Frankfurt’s internationalisation strategy. The aim was to work with renowned partners in the Japanese and Chinese markets to help develop professional and sustainable training in all …

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India Women’s Dennerby: Keep your Olympic dream burning!

Japan seven, India nil. Calling it a difficult day for the Indian women’s team would be an understatement. But there’s no embarrassment at all in losing to a world-class opponent like Japan. A team who put four past eventual champions Spain in the World Cup was always going to be …

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