20 Days To Go: AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ contenders aim to lift coveted trophy
Navi Mumbai: The prestigious AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ trophy, an iconic symbol of the tournament, will be lifted for only the second time when the leading 12 Asian women’s teams contend for the title in India from January 20 to February 6, 2022.
The current AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ trophy was aptly unveiled in Jordan 2018, the first time a country from the West Zone hosted the tournament, as Japan edged Australia 1-0 in the Final to emerge as the first team to lift the new trophy.
Singapore: Thailand will look to wrap up a record-extending sixth AFF Cup title on Saturday when they kick off against Indonesia in the second leg of the final holding a four-goal advantage from the first leg.
The War Elephants were in scintillating form when the sides met at Singapore’s National Stadium on Wednesday with their skipper and talisman Chanathip Songkrasin firing them ahead inside two minutes.
Celtic announce triple signing from Japan's J League
Glasgow: Scottish Premiership club Celtic on Friday announced the signing of Japanese trio Yosuke Ideguchi, Daizen Maeda and Reo Hatate, with manager Ange Postecoglou saying they would "excite" the fans.
International midfielder Ideguchi, 25, will arrive on a long-term deal from Gamba Osaka and the versatile Hatate, 24 (pictured above), joins from Kawasaki Frontale
Forward Maeda, 24, who is also a Japan international, will join from Yokohama F. Marinos, initially on loan until the end of the season but with a compulsory purchase clause included.