Beirut: The Lebanese Football Association have appointed Serbia's Aleksandar Ilic to lead the men's national team on a three-year contract.
The 53-year-old, who arrives in Beirut next week, replaces CzechIvan Hasek who took charge of The Cedars in 2021 and helped Lebanon reach the Final Round of the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar™ and qualify for the AFC Asian Cup™ 2023.
AFC Cup™ 2022 - ASEAN Zonal S-Finals: How They Got There
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Cup™ 2022 ASEAN Zone has reached its climatic stage with four teams ready to battle for supremacy in the Zonal Semi-finals.
Group I winners Viettel FC of Vietnam will take on Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur City (KL City) who advanced as the best runners-up from the ASEAN Zone, while Group H toppers PSM Makassar of Indonesia play Group G winners Kedah Darul Aman of Malaysia.
The winners will advance to the ASEAN Zonal Final on August 24 with the victors advancing to the Inter-Zone Playoff Semi-finals against India’s ATK Mohun Bagan on September 7.
Join the-AFC.com as we take a look at how the four teams reached the AFC Cup 2022 ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals.
Sydney: Trevor Morgan will spearhead Australia's bid to qualify for the AFC U20 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2023™ after being named head coach on Wednesday.
Morgan guided Australia to a fourth place finish in the recent AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022™ and will continue playing a role after being named as assistant coach to Tony Vidmar's Olyroos. He will also maintain his involvement in the ongoing identification and development of emerging men’s footballers.
World Cup winning head coach Giustozzi to raise the bar of Vietnam futsal
Hanoi: Former Argentina head coach Diego Giustozzi has taken charge of the Vietnam national team ahead of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ Kuwait 2022.
The highly-rated Giustozzi, who guided Argentina to their maiden FIFA Futsal World Cup title in 2016, will be tasked to not only earn the Southeast Asian side a place in the 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup but also win the AFC Futsal Asian Cup title.
Vietnam will be making their fifth AFC Futsal Asian Cup appearance in Kuwait, with their best achievement a fourth placed finish in the 2016 edition in Uzbekistan.