Immigrants Football League 2020 a resounding success
Taipei: Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA), with assistance from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Global Workers Organisation (GWO), successfully organised the Immigrants Football League in 2020.
CTFA witnessed tremendous growth in football development through its commitment to social responsibility initiatives since the launch of the Immigrants Football League in July last year which saw 34 teams participating.
Vote for your best 2020 AFC Champions League Team: Goalkeeper
Kuala Lumpur: Fans of Asian football have voted for their Best XI at each edition of the AFC Champions League between 2016 and 2019, so now the-AFC.com turns to the most recently concluded chapter, the 2020 competition, to determine the top 11 players.
To select the candidates for each position, we have reflected on match data from the tournament to draw up a statistics-based approach to present the outstanding performers.
We kick things off with five standout goalkeepers for the all-important number one jersey. Review the nominees and then choose who you think should take the position as the last line of defence in this all-star XI in the poll below.
Katanec calls up 24 players for Iraq friendly against UAE
Baghdad: Iraq national team head coach Srecko Katanec has named 24 players for the international friendly against UAE in Dubai on January 12 in preparation for the resumption of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
Katanec left out familiar names like defensive duo Saad Natiq and Ali Faez while midfielders Bashar Resan and Humam Tareq will not be available as the match is played outside FIFA’s international match calendar.
Son Heung-min creates more history with 100th goal for Tottenham in win over Leeds
London: Son Heung-min scored his 100th goal for Tottenham Hotspur as they defeated Leeds United 3-0 to move back into the English Premier League’s top four on Saturday.
Korea Republic star Son scored Tottenham’s second two minutes before half-time, with a Harry Kane penalty having given the hosts the lead in the 27th minute. Toby Alderweireld scored with a header to make it 3-0 in the 50th minute.