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CONCACAF gives major boost to CONCACAF Gold Cup with new format & first ever draw!

CONCACAF has announced an exciting new format for the 2021 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, and the introduction of a first ever draw for the prestigious regional tournament. The new set-up for CONCACAF’s flagship competition will include a Preliminary Round prior to the 16 team Group Stage. The Preliminary …

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AFC receives documents from five Nations wanting to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has received the necessary bid documents from the five Member Associations, which had expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 AFC Asian Cup, ahead of the stipulated deadline. The All India Football Federation (AIFF), the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), the …

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AFC receives Qatar’s bid to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has received today, August 26 the Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) bid to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup after the country’s Ambassador to Malaysia Fahad bin Mohammed Kafood visited the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur to officially submit the necessary bidding documentation. Qatar, the reigning …

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CONCACAF Qualifiers Draw sets path to 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar!

FIFA and CONCACAF today conducted the official draw for the CONCACAF Qualifiers to the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar. The live event, held at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, was conducted by FIFA’s Director of Tournaments and Interim Competitions, Jaime Yarza, with the assistance of CONCACAF Legends Shaun …

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CAS dismisses appeal filed by UAE Football Association!

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAEFA), the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Qatar Football Association (QFA). The CAS Panel dismissed the UAEFA’s appeal and confirmed the decision issued by the AFC Appeal …

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Qatar to host 2020 AFC Champions League in the West region!

The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has been confirmed as the host Member Association for the 2020 AFC Champions League matches in the West region from the Group Stage to the Semi-finals, which will take place from September 14 to October 3, 2020. The AFC had earlier reiterated its commitment to …

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2022 FIFA World Cup match schedule confirmed: hosts Qatar to kick off at Al Bayt Stadium!

The iconic image of FIFA World Cup champions France lifting the trophy at Luzhniki Stadium is still fresh in the memory of every football fan. Exactly two years after that historic occasion on July 15, 2018, the unveiling of the match schedule for the next edition invites the football world …

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India amongst five nations interested to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup!

Following the invitation to all Member Associations to express their interest in hosting the 2027 AFC Asian Cup by June 30, 2020, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed on Wednesday it has received expressions of interest from five Member Associations. The five Member Associations who have signalled their intentions …

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AFC cancels 2020 AFC Annual Awards – Doha!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in co-operation with the Qatar Football Association (QFA), has decided that the AFC Annual Awards Doha 2020 should be cancelled. The AFC and QFA felt that in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, where tens of thousands of people across the Continent have lost their …

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Education City Stadium becomes the third 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar completed venue!

Hosts Qatar have announced the completion of Education City Stadium – the third tournament-ready venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The milestone was marked on Monday, June 15 during special programmes aired on beIN Sports and on the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy’s (SC) social media platforms. Given …

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