Europe Wrap: Kerr lifts FA Cup; Jahanbakhsh secures Eredivisie
Kuala Lumpur: Australia striker Sam Kerr scored for the third consecutive time in the Women’s FA Cup final to deliver Chelsea their third successive title in the competition as they defeated Manchester United 1-0 in front of a world record crowd for a women's domestic game in England on Sunday.
Islamic Republic of Iran forward Alireza Jahanbakhsh helped Feyenoord to a 3-0 win over Go Ahead Eagles which secured a first Eredivisie title in five years for the Rotterdam side in the Netherlands while his international teammates Ehsan Hajsafi and Milad Mohammadi lifted the Super League title with AEK Athens in Greece.
Matildas full-back Ellie Carpenter won her second league title in France with Lyon, Japan winger Takefusa Kubo put on an impactful display for Real Sociedad in Spain and Team Melli striker Mehdi Taremi was on target in Portugal, so join the-AFC.com as we look back at yet another standout week for the Asian stars in Europe.
Kuala Lumpur: Urawa Red Diamonds were crowned champions of Asia for the third time earlier this month as they defeated Al Hilal SFC 2-1 on aggregate in the final to bring the curtains down on yet another engrossing edition of the AFC Champions League™.
After Japan's Urawa dethroned Saudi Arabian outfit Al Hilal to add to their 2007 and 2017 triumphs and become the second most successful club on the continent alongside Pohang Steelers, the-AFC.com looks back on some of the standout performers from the competition to find out the Best XI from the 2022 edition.
As always, we begin with the goalkeepers who are the last line of defence for their sides and ask you, the fans, to review our five nominees before casting your vote for the top performer at Asia’s premier club competition.
Doha: As the dust settles on the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ draw and the teams start planning their preparations, excitement is set to peak in the months ahead of the continental showpiece kicking off on January 12, 2024.
The six group winners and runners-up, together with the four best third-placed teams, will advance to the Round of 16.
The action promises to be thrilling and as we await the kick-off, join the-AFC.com as we take a look at what is in store in Groups A, B and C of Qatar 2023.
Doha: With the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ groups finalised and the teams already planning their preparations, the coming months ahead of the continental showpiece kicking off on January 12, 2024 are sure to be filled with excitement.
Having already taken a look at Groups A, B and C, join the-AFC.com as we anticipate what is in store in Groups D, E and F.
The six group winners and runners-up, together with the four best third-placed teams will advance to the Round of 16.