VAR Information Officers benefit from virtual workshop
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) reinforced its commitment to strengthen its capabilities in the implementation of the VAR system by organising the inaugural virtual AFC VAR Information Officer (VIO) Workshop today.
The workshop, attended by 14 VIOs from nine Member Associations, was held to keep VIOs informed on the latest VAR developments as the VAR system will be implemented from the Quarter-final stage of the 2020 AFC Champions League.
Member Associations from the West region hail landmark AFC webinar
Kuala Lumpur: Following the successful conclusion in the East Zone, Member Associations (MA) and domestic leagues participating in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) club competitions in the West region continued to gain insights from the AFC's Best Practices and Football Guidelines for COVID-19 webinar on Tuesday.
The widely-acclaimed webinar, which was organised to further support the AFC MAs in resuming their domestic seasons, invited K League’s Head of Football Operations/Head of Strategic Planning & Development Park Seong-kyun to share their experiences on league preparation and operations in the new normal.
AFC confirms rights deal with Sport1 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today announced that Sport1 GmbH will be their new media partner, broadcasting the AFC Champions League for the 2021 and 2022 seasons in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
As an established dedicated sports broadcaster, with a large distribution in the region, Sport1 will make AFC Champions League live matches and highlights available in these territories. Live matches will mainly be aired on Sport1+, with selected live matches and highlights potentially being televised on free-to-air channel Sport1.
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) successfully conducted a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) course to prepare match officials for the implementation of the VAR system from the Quarter-final stage of the 2020 AFC Champions League.
This was the first time an AFC VAR course was held online as a total of 104 AFC Elite Match Officials from 19 Member Associations joined the programme from August 17 to 20.
Kuala Lumpur: As is the case across most of Southeast Asia, the passion for football in Malaysia is intense and matches between the top sides can sell out venues the country over as decades-old rivalries continue to excite.
With the Malaysia Super League set to resume on August 22, we continue our 'most popular' series by focusing on the nation's biggest clubs and ask you to vote for your favourite.
Below we've selected six sides based on their success over the years. Review the candidates and tell us which team you like best at the bottom of the article.
Hotshots: Baghdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd SC) – 2018 AFC Champions League
Kuala Lumpur: When Al Sadd SC striker Baghdad Bounedjah scored 13 times in the 2018 edition of the AFC Champions League, the talented Algerian instantly became one of the competition’s all-time greats.
Indeed, Bounedjah rarely failed to shine after finding the net twice against Al Wasl FC on Matchday One, his impressive tally ensuring he joined Brazilians Adriano and Muriqui at the top of the AFC Champions League’s goalscoring charts for the most strikes in a single season.