Four Member Associations express interest to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ 2026
Kuala Lumpur: Following the invitation to all Member Associations (MAs) to express their interest in hosting the AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ 2026 by July 31, 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed today it has received expressions of interest from four MAs.
The four MAs who have signalled their intention to stage Asia’s premier women’s football national team tournament are (in alphabetical order by country): Football Australia, Jordan Football Association (JFA), Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) and the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA).
AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ India 2022 technical report now available
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ India 2022 technical report, now available on the-AFC.com, chronicles the showpiece from the technical perspective while presenting in-depth analysis on the 12 participating teams.
Highlighted by China PR’s historic ninth victory, each page incorporates informative data, analysis, and at a click of a button, readers can easily access video clips to have a clearer perspective of what transpired during matches.
AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ most engaging ever
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ has left an indelible digital footprint, with the engagement and coverage of the showpiece surpassing the previous edition and soaring to an all-time high record.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s digital channels witnessed unprecedented growth during the campaign as the statistics grew by a staggering 5,324% as compared to the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018™.
From quizzing Beckham to Asian champion: Zhang Linyan’s childhood dream comes true at India 2022
Suzhou: Zhang Linyan was among the heroes as China PR were crowned AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ champions on Sunday, but few outside of the country are aware of the incredible backstory involving David Beckham and a childhood dream come true.
The 21-year-old came into the continental Finals with just three senior caps to her name, but she ended the tournament having played a key role in the Steel Roses’ drought-breaking triumph.
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.
AFC donates match balls to the Kridaprabhudani Pune football team
Navi Mumbai: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ will continue to leave a lasting legacy in women’s football on and off the field after the dramatic final between Korea Republic and eventual winners China PR on Sunday.
While the Steel Roses celebrate their record-extending ninth AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ title, a group of young women footballers from the Kridaprabhudani Pune women’s football team will also benefit from the showpiece.
Shui's half-time pep talk inspires China PR to historic victory
Navi Mumbai: An inspiring team talk from head coach Shui Qingxia did the job as China PR came from two goals down to edge Korea Republic 3-2 in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ final on Sunday.
Shui’s side trailed 2-0 at half-time after Choe Yu-ri and Ji So-yun had put Korea Republic ahead. However, China PR scored three goals in the second half courtesy of Tang Jiali, Zhang Linyan and Xiao Yuyi to seal the thrilling win.
Mai praises clinical Vietnam for sealing maiden FIFA Women’s World Cup berth
Navi Mumbai: Vietnam head coach Mai Duc Chung praised his players for booking a place in the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time after their 2-1 victory against Chinese Taipei at the D.Y. Patil Stadium on Sunday.
Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy was the hero for Vietnam, scoring the winner after Su Hy-Ysuan had cancelled out Chuong Thi Kieu's first half opener.