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Japan no longer to organise 2021 FIFA Club World Cup!

FIFA can confirm that it has been informed today, September 9 by the Japan Football Association (JFA) that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and hosting situation in the country, they are no longer in a position to host the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup. FIFA would like to thank …

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Latest update on the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar!

The AFC confirms that the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar Final Round Group B match between China and Japan on September 7, 2021, will be held in Doha, Qatar. The decision of a neutral venue was made due to the challenges faced by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) …

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AFC agrees extensive rights deal with DAZN in Japan with selected matches also available on TV Asahi!

Following its recent acquisition of the AFC Champions League for the next eight seasons, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed global sports streaming giants DAZN as the media rights partner in Japan for all major AFC national team and club competitions for the upcoming cycles in 2021-2024 and …

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Borussia Dortmund announce 2021 Summer Virtual Tour to India & other countries!

With a punchy slogan ’09 Days Around The World’, the 20/21 DFB-Pokal winner Borussia Dortmund announce their 2021 Summer Virtual Tour. From July 10 to 18, BVB will make virtual stops in nine countries spanning three continents, including the U.S.A, Brazil, Poland, India, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Singapore and China. …

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AFC announces rights partnership with DAZN in Japan!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today entered into an agreement with global sports streaming giants DAZN as the exclusive media rights partner to broadcast the next eight seasons of the AFC Champions League. The deal will see DAZN provide comprehensive coverage of Asia’s premier club competition to fans in …

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Cast finalised for AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar 2022!

The cast for the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar 2022 was confirmed on Tuesday with 12 teams sealing their places in the final round. Vietnam are the newcomers, as the Southeast Asian side joined 11 teams who have featured at this stage of FIFA World Cup qualifying before. …

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AFC enters into agreement with Dentsu Inc!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has entered into a commercial agreement with sports media giants Dentsu Inc. to market the AFC’s commercial properties exclusively in Japan. The agreement comprises the AFC’s major national team and club competitions, including Asia’s flagship national team competitions – the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road …

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VfL Wolfsburg announce youth football partnership in Japan!

The Yokohama-based Japan & Germany Football Academy (JGFA) has been named as VfL Wolfsburg’s official talent development partner. Although establishing a knowledge transfer partnership in these challenging times is far from easy, the collaboration between the JGFA and VfL is set to begin in April. A digital launch ceremony involving …

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Yamaha and DAZN team up to launch ‘For The Fans Project’ in Japan!

Yamaha Corporation together with the sports channel DAZN, launched the ‘For The Fans Project’ on Thursday, April 15. This partnership project aims to support sports fans who are unable to attend stadiums for various reasons, and to bring the excitement and fun of live sports to as many fans as …

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Indian referees invited by Japan FA to officiate International Friendlies!

As Indian football continues to move forward together, four FIFA/Elite AFC Referees and Assistant Referees from India have been invited by the Japan Football Association (JFA) to officiate in two of their International Friendly matches to be held on March 25 and March 29 respectively. These matches will take place …

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