Group D: No joy for Bashundhara Kings despite win over Gokulam Kerala
Kolkata: Bashundhara Kings temporarily kept their AFC Cup™ 2022 knockout stage hopes alive, but were ultimately eliminated despite a 2-1 Matchday Three win against Gokulam Kerala at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium on Tuesday.
ATK Mohun Bagan's 5-2 win against Maziya Sports & Recreation later in the evening meant the Indian Super League side won the group by virtue-of their superior head-to-head record, ending Bashundhara's brave bid at the group stage despite a fabulous showing from Captain Robinho, who scored one brilliant goal and set up another.
Asia's young talents learn qualification opponents
Kuala Lumpur: The qualifying cast for the AFC U17 Asian Cup Bahrain 2023™ Qualifiers was finalised on Tuesday.
A total of 44 participating Member Associations (MAs) were divided into 10 centralised qualifying groups, six of which will feature four teams, while four groups will include five sides when the Qualifiers take place from October 1 to 9, 2022.
Suwon: Korea Republic women’s national team icon Ji So-yun will play club football in her homeland for the first time in her glittering career after her move to Suwon FC was confirmed on Tuesday.
A six-time FA Women’s Super League champion with Chelsea, Ji, 31, will join the club midway through their 2022 WK League campaign, where they will look to challenge title holders Incheon Hyundai Steel Red Angels for domestic supremacy.
AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait 2022™ official draw heralds return of futsal in Asia
Kuala Lumpur: The official draw ceremony of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait 2022™ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday (May 26) at 3pm (GMT+8) will set the stage for the return of top-flight Continental futsal after a four-year hiatus caused by the pandemic.
After an intensive round of qualifying battles, the draw will reveal the opponents of Asia’s 16 teams who will compete for futsal’s grandest prize at the showpiece, staged in West Asia for the first time after 10 years, from September 27 to October 8, 2022.
Tashkent: The AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022™ kicks off in just over a week's time with the next generation of Asian stars to assemble in Tashkent and Qarshi.
The tournament has been the stepping stone for a number of talented players, with the likes of Vietnam’s Nguyen Quang Hai, Qatar star Almoez Ali and Uzbekistan’s Jasurbek Yakhshiboev all bursting into the limelight in the AFC U23 Asian Cup.
Uzbekistan 2022 will be the fifth edition of the Continental showpiece and as we gear up for top quality action on June 1-19, join the-AFC.com as we take a trip down memory lane and look at the Most Valuable Player winners from the previous championships.