Salman proud of Hilal Alquds, Tishreen's Jabban disappointed with performance
Muharraq: Tishreen head coach Tareq Jabban did not hide his disappointment after the Syrian side settled for a 0-0 draw with Hilal Alquds in Group C of the AFC Cup™ 2022 on Wednesday.
Victory was for Tishreen's taking after Palestine side Hilal Alquds were reduced to 10 men following Musa Al Tarbin's sending off in the 67th minute, only for the Syrian side to squander the opportunity to kick off their campaign on a resounding note.
AFC U17 and U20 Asian Cup Qualifier Draws set the stage for Asia’s future stars to shine
Kuala Lumpur: Asian football’s brightest young talents will discover their opponents when the official qualifier draws for the AFC U17 Asian Cup Bahrain 2023™ and AFC U20 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2023™ are staged in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday (May 24) at 2pm and 4pm (GMT+8) respectively.
The back-to-back events mark the full-scale return of elite men’s youth football in Asia since 2018 as Asia’s young talents aim to emulate stars like Iranian Sardar Azmoun, Takumi Minamino from Japan and Qatar’s Akram Afif, who broke through the ranks in the AFC’s age-group competitions.
Bruzon: It was vital for Bashundhara Kings to defeat Maziya
Kolkata: The importance of opening their AFC Cup™ 2022 campaign on a winning note was not lost on head coach Oscar Bruzon after his Bashundhara Kings defeated Maziya Sports & Recreation Club 1-0 in Group D.
A Nuha Marong goal at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium proved decisive as the Bangladesh champions boosted their hopes of advancing to the knockout stage of the AFC Cup for the first time.
Annese hails Gokulam Kerala players after superb win over ATK Mohun Bagan
Kolkata: Head coach Vincenzo Alberto Annese paid tribute to his Gokulam Kerala FC players after they opened their AFC Cup™ 2022 Group D campaign with an impressive win over ATK Mohun Bagan on Wednesday.
In a meeting between two Indian sides, I-League champions Gokulam Kerala fully deserved their 4-2 victory over ATK Mohun Bagan.
Luka Majcen bagged a brace and set up another goal for Gokulam Kerala, who scored three times in 15 second-half minutes to stun Indian Super League (ISL) side ATK Mohun Bagan in front of over 30,000 fans at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium.