Dramatic winner sends Qatar into quarter-finals; Bahrain, Iraq share spoils
Doha: Qatar reached the quarter-finals of the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 after a 2-1 victory over Oman, thanks to a stoppage time own goal, while Bahrain and Iraq played out a 0-0 draw in their Group A ties on Friday.
The victory took Qatar’s points tally to six from two victories in as many matches with the Felix Sanchez-coached side having defeated Bahrain 1-0 in their opening match.
Iraq, meanwhile, are on two points while Oman and Bahrain are on one point each.
Vote for your Best Goal of the 2021 AFC Champions League: Semi-final 1
Kuala Lumpur: The 2021 AFC Champions League witnessed some stunning goals, from long-range screamers to acrobatic bicycle kicks, and now it's down to you, the fans, to decide your favourite.
In the first of two semi-finals, the-AFC.com has selected 10 goals to review and then let us know which one you think is the pick of the bunch. Review the nominees and don't forget to cast your vote at the bottom of the article.
AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 - What we learned, what they said: The international window in review
Kuala Lumpur: With less than 50 days until Asia’s women’s football feast gets underway, four of the tournament’s contenders have been preparing for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup action to come with keenly contested international friendlies.
In a week full of storylines, Australia broke attendance records against the world’s number one side, Japan began life under Futoshi Ikeda, while hosts India took their preparation to a new level in South America.
Join the-AFC.com as we make sense of the international window that was, and how each team reacted to a crucial week on the road to India 2022.
Baghdad: Iraq were crowned the 2021 WAFF U-18 Championship winners after defeating Lebanon on penalties in the final at the newly inaugurated Al Madina Stadium on Wednesday.
Iraq successfully defended the title they secured two years ago thanks to the heroics of goalkeeper Hussin Amoyed who saved two penalties after the sides failed to find the back of the net in regular time.