Vote for your All-time AFC Asian Cup™ Dream XI: Defenders
Kuala Lumpur: With less than six months to go until the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™, the AFC invites fans to vote for their all-time AFC Asian Cup™ Dream XI in its latest campaign.
Fans can now view a shortlist of 42 contenders and select their all-time dream squad. The public vote will be combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the Final Dream XI of the AFC Asian Cup™.
Sydney: With excitement building ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023, the-AFC.com shines the spotlight on some of the Asian stars who could emerge as heroes for their countries in the weeks ahead.
A record six nations will represent Asia at the 2023 edition and the hope is that some of the continent’s players will leave their mark on the tournament in the way that others – such as Japan’s Homare Sawa and China PR’S Sun Wen – have done before them.
As the big kick-off draws ever nearer, we’ve picked out six Asian stars who could inspire their national teams at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Kuala Lumpur: The much-awaited FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 is now just days away from kick-off and the tournament will once again provide a perfect stage for some of the world’s most exciting players to showcase their talent in front of a global audience.
From an 18-year-old Sun Wen at the inaugural World Cup in 1991 to a 16-year-old Homare Sawa four years later and a 19-year-old Ellie Carpenter at the most recent edition in France, we have witnessed many Asian stars take their careers to the next level by making a lasting impact on the competition.
The hope is that the upcoming edition of the tournament will witness new stars from the continent emerge as they look to make a name for themselves on the global stage. The-AFC.com takes a look at a young player from each of Asia’s six representatives who could have a breakout tournament.
Kuala Lumpur: Since its inaugural edition was held in China PR back in 1991, the FIFA Women’s World Cup has been a stage where the superstars of the women’s game have showcased their incredible talent, shattered records, and captivated audiences from around the world.
With the 2023 edition just around the corner, the majority of the world's best players will converge in Australia and New Zealand, gearing up to make a mark and write their names into the history books.
From established stars who are already considered legends of the game after previous World Cup performances, to others who are set to make their first appearance on the grandest stage, the-AFC.com shines the spotlight on six Non-Asian players to look out for in Australia and New Zealand.