In Chinese tradition, the Lantern Festival marks the final day of traditional New Year celebrations. This year, the festival also coincided with the start of a new chapter for football in Macau. Director of FIFA Member Associations, Asia & Oceania, Sanjeevan Balasingam and Regional Office Development Manager, Lavin Vignesh visited …Read More »
Macau FA enjoys renewed AFC Grassroots Charter Bronze Membership!
The Macau Football Association (AFM) recently had their AFC Grassroots Charter Bronze Membership renewed, thanks to their continuous dedication and focus in upgrading grassroots programmes throughout Macau. In approving their three-year-old membership renewal, the AFC Grassroots Panel cited the AFM’s strategic plans, age-group competition structure, event-organising capabilities, partnerships and adult-education …Read More »
AFC agrees media rights deal with M Plus in Macau!
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today announced M Plus as their new media partner in Macau. The deal includes all major AFC national team and club football competitions in the 2022-2024 rights cycle, including but not limited to the AFC Champions League featuring Asia’s top 40 clubs, and the …Read More »
FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Macau FA!
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has today, July 27 sanctioned the Macau Football Association for failing to play the second leg of their first-round match against Sri Lanka in the AFC’s 2022 FIFA World Cup preliminary competition. The match between Sri Lanka and Macau, which was due to be played on …Read More »
Macau not to travel to Sri Lanka for their 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifier!
The Asian Football Confederation has been informed today, June 10 by the Macau Football Association that their national team will not travel to Sri Lanka for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 second-leg match scheduled for Colombo tomorrow. Earlier Macau had …Read More »
AFC concludes Macau assessment visit!
The AFC Women’s Assistance Programme completed a four-day assessment of Macau to help strengthen and develop its women’s football. The assessment began on May 3 and was facilitated by AFC Head of Women’s Football Bai Lili who, alongside Macau FA Head of Women’s Football Zhang Hong and technical staff visited …Read More »
2022 FIFA World Cup – 2023 AFC Asian Cup: Asian teams discover Round 1 qualifier opponents!
The draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar and 2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers – Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 took place at the AFC House in the Malaysian capital on Wednesday, April 17. Seeded teams Malaysia, Cambodia, Macau, Laos, Bhutan and Mongolia were handed challenging fixtures for …Read More »
India beat Macau 4-1, qualify for 2019 AFC Asian Cup!
A Sunil Chhetri led India beat Macau 4-1 to register their fourth successive win in as many matches of Group A at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru to script India’s second qualification to the AFC Asian Cup in last 8 years, and fourth overall. India had last qualified to …Read More »
India captain Sunil Chhetri: Our sole focus is to qualify for the AFC Asian Cup!
“We can’t let the opportunity slip. We have to win tomorrow’s game and there’s no alternative from working harder and harder,” India captain Sunil Chhetri said in the pre-match press conference before taking on Macau in the fourth match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers at the Sree Kanteerava …Read More »
India coach Constantine: We need to be patient against Macau!
With India staying away from a win to qualify for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup UAE, National Coach Stephen Constantine feels the boys need to be patient when they take on Macau in the home-leg in Bengaluru on Wednesday (October 11, 2017). In an interview, the Coach explains his concerns …Read More »