AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ Logo launched in glittering opening ceremony
Shanghai: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ today marked a significant milestone with the tournament’s logo launch, which was staged and held in conjunction with the opening ceremony of the competition’s first completed stadium – the Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium.
The dazzling and immersive display showcased the vibrant new logo unveiled through projection mapping and Augmented Reality for the first time in the tournament’s history.
The new logo was launched by Vice Minister of the General Administration of Sports of China and Executive Chairman of the AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ LOC, H.E. Du Zhaocai, who is also a FIFA Council member, together with the main leaders from the 10 host cities, who also revealed the Host City logos in the first on-ground milestone event of the tournament, which will be held from June 16 to July 16, 2023.
Kuala Lumpur: The 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifying campaign kicks off on Saturday with 39 teams from across the continent battling it out for the 15 remaining places at the tournament in Uzbekistan next year.
As ever, some of Asia’s finest young talent will be on display in the 11 qualifying groups, and the-AFC.com has identified some of the key players to look out for.
Kuala Lumpur: The 2021 AFC Champions League quarter-finals and semi-finals were held over the past week as a whirlwind few days’ of action ended in Al Hilal SFC and FC Pohang Steelers booking their places in the grand finale on November 23.
A record 40 teams were part of the group stage when it kicked off back in April and just two remain in the quest to be crowned kings of Asia.
With the competition now taking a break until the sides meet in Riyadh next month, the-AFC.com looks back at the numbers that stood out after the recent set of games.
Vote for your Best Goal of the 2021 AFC Champions League Quarter and Semi-Finals
Kuala Lumpur: The 2021 AFC Champions League finalists have been confirmed after an action-packed few days which saw both the quarter-finals and the semi-finals held in Saudi Arabia and Korea Republic.
The six games produced some incredible drama with sizzling action, penalty shootouts and, of course, some stunning goals. The-AFC.com has selected five of the best and ask you, the fans, to vote for your favourite at the foot of the article.