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Four Member Associations express interest to host 2026 AFC Women’s Asian Cup!

Following the invitation to all Member Associations (MAs) to express their interest in hosting the 2026 AFC Women’s Asian Cup by July 31, 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed today it has received expressions of interest from four MAs. The four MAs who have signalled their intention to …

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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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Centralised hosts for the 2022 AFC Champions League – West Group Stage matches confirmed!

The 2022 AFC Champions League (West) Group Stage centralised matches will be held in Saudi Arabia from April 7 to 27, subject to ratification by the AFC Executive Committee of the AFC Competitions Committee’s decision regarding the Hosting of Centralised Matches in the Group Stage. Four-time Continental club champions Al …

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Participants praise impact of AFC MAs and RAs General Secretaries’ Conference 2022!

The AFC Member Associations (MAs) and Regional Associations (RAs) General Secretaries’ Conference 2022 successfully concluded today, January 15 completing three days of knowledge-sharing and collaboration among Asia’s senior football leaders. Industry specialists from Asia and beyond delivered valuable insights on a range of topics on the final day of the …

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AFC MAs & RAs General Secretaries’ Conference 2022 to deliver unrivalled experience!

The senior leadership of the Asian football family looks set to benefit from a comprehensive and diverse agenda to be delivered by a stellar line-up of expert speakers at the upcoming AFC Member Associations (MAs) and Regional Associations (RAs) General Secretaries’ Conference 2022, which will kick off on Thursday, January …

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Saudi Arabia take over top spot in the AFC Club Competitions Ranking!

Al Hilal SFC’s record breaking victory in the AFC Champions League 2021 Final has propelled Saudi Arabia to the top of the latest AFC Club Competitions Ranking. With the results of clubs participating in the four previous sporting seasons, Saudi Arabia lead the rankings on 100 points as South Korea …

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AFC Dream Asia Foundation receives resounding support from Saudi Arabian Football Federation!

The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment to leverage on the power of football for social development, as underlined in its Vision and Mission, received a significant boost on Tuesday after the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) pledged USD500,000 to the AFC Dream Asia Foundation. AFC President and Patron of the …

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Premier League, Newcastle United & St James Holdings settle dispute over takeover of club!

The Premier League, Newcastle United Football Club and St James Holdings Limited yesterday settled the dispute over the takeover of the club by the consortium of PIF, PCP Capital Partners and RB Sports & Media. Following the completion of the Premier League’s Owners’ and Directors’ Test, the club has been …

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AFC Champions League 2021 (West) centralised matches & final to be held in Saudi Arabia!

The AFC Champions League 2021 Quarterfinals and Semifinal (West) as well as the eagerly anticipated Final will be played in Saudi Arabia subject to the AFC Executive Committee’s ratification of the AFC Competitions Committee’s decision (via correspondence on August 18, 2021), regarding the Hosting of Centralised Matches in the Knockout …

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Host of 2027 AFC Asian Cup to be decided in 2022!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee has decided to revise the timeline of the bidding process for the selection of the host for the 2027 AFC Asian Cup. Given the ever-evolving nature and the prevailing challenges caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the AFC Executive Committee acknowledged the travel …

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