Kuala Lumpur: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa today met with the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) President Abdullah Ahmed AlShaheen AlRabeea in the Malaysian capital.
Constructive discussions were held between the two Presidents on a range of football development topics and how the AFC could further aid the progress of Kuwaiti football.
Kuala Lumpur: The curtain came down on the AFC Cup™ 2022 on Saturday with Al Seeb Club defeating Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur City FC 3-0 to create history by becoming the tournament’s first-ever Omani winners.
The final at National Stadium Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur brought an end to a campaign that had seen a record 37 teams compete in the group stage with sides from ASEAN returning to join those in the Central, East, South and West Zones having missed the 2021 edition.
As fans of Asian football start to look forward to the 2023-24 AFC Cup, the-AFC.com looks back on some of the stats and facts that caught the eye in the tournament that was.
Central & South Asia Wrap: Abdish Ata-Kant close in on title, Hyderabad take pole in ISL
Mumbai: Persepolis continue to set the pace in the Iran Pro League after winning their sixth match of the season, while Abdish Ata-Kant are closing in on their first Kyrgyz Premier League title, with the Tajik League also entering its Championship Round.
In the South region, Hyderabad FC are ahead in the Indian Super League, while the Bhutan National League continues to take shape.
Join the-AFC.com as we dive into the past week’s domestic action across Central and South Asia.
Match Schedule, kick-off times confirmed for Australia & New Zealand 2023
Zurich: The much-anticipated match schedule, for the 32-team, ninth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand is now complete.
Following Saturday’s stunning Draw show in Auckland, kick-off times have now been added to the previously announced Match Schedule with the tournament opener seeing co-hosts New Zealand welcome Norway to Eden Park on Thursday 20 July in a 7pm (NZST) kick-off.
Kuala Lumpur: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, President of the AFC, today welcomed Francisco Jeronimo, President of the Federacao Futebol De Timor-Leste (FFTL), here in the Malaysian capital, where the two engaged in a fruitful dialogue on a range of football-related matters.
Shaikh Salman provided a comprehensive update to the FFTL President, who was also accompanied by the Federation's General Secretary Gregorio Correia, about the AFC’s new-look development programmes, which span across all aspects of the game as well as competitions and encouraged the FFTL to leverage on the numerous tailormade offerings.