Abu Dhabi: AFC Champions League winners Al Hilal SFC were narrowly edged 1-0 by European champions Chelsea in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2021 at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium on Wednesday.
Appearing in the competition for the second time in three years, Al Hilal reached the final four after defeating UAE champions and hosts Al Jazira 6-1 but faced a much sterner challenge in the UEFA Champions League winners.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022™ came to an exciting conclusion on Sunday with China PR emerging champions.
It was a tournament that more than lived up to expectations with China PR winning the title for a record-extending ninth time, Korea Republic making the final for the first time and Philippines and Vietnam qualifying for their inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup just some of numerous highlights of a remarkable competition.
Join the-AFC.com as we relive the moments that made India 2022 the success that it was.
AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™: Milestones & Stats
Mumbai: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 India™ threw up numerous moments that will live long in the memory, with China PR crowned champions for the first time in 16 years and two ASEAN sides advancing to their maiden appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
On an individual level, Sam Kerr and Shui Qingxia were among those to create their own pieces of history in a tournament that saw an expanded 12 teams compete for the right to be crowned continental champions.
After the dust has settled on the Asian Football Confederation’s first competition of 2022, the-AFC.com shines the spotlight on some of the facts and figures that caught the eye.
Lion City Sailors get Lestienne boost ahead of AFC Champions League debut
Singapore: AFC Champions League newcomers Lion City Sailors of Singapore have announced the signing of Maxime Lestienne from Belgium side Standard Liege.
The Singapore Premier League champions were drawn in Group F of the 2022 AFC Champions League alongside China PR’s Shandong Taishan, two-time winners Urawa Red Diamonds of Japan and the winners of the playoff between Korea Republic’s Daegu FC and Buriram United of Thailand.