Kuala Lumpur: Bahrain are optimistic of their knockout stage chances after being drawn in Group E of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™.
Assistant coach Ahmed Alamrei described the draw as balanced, expressing confidence that Bahrain had every chance of advancing to the Round of 16 from a group that also consists former winners Korea Republic, Malaysia and Jordan.
Kuala Lumpur: China PR will be seeking to lift the AFC Asian Cup title after twice having finished as runners-up.
Head coach Aleksandar Jankovic, despite admitting that his team will not have it easy, said China PR will leave no stone unturned in preparing for the tournament with hosts Qatar, Tajikistan and Lebanon awaiting them in Group A.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ will see 24 teams biddinng to lift the coveted trophy, with seven former champions also in the fray. As the countdown continues, we kick off our series on the cast by taking a look at Australia.
Champions in 2015, Australia will begin their Group B campaign against India on January 13 with head coach Graham Arnold, in charge for a second successive AFC Asian Cup, said Australia will enter the tournament with the expectation of lifting the coveted trophy again.
Kuala Lumpur: After Korea Republic and Islamic Republic of Iran notched up multiple wins in the first six editions of the AFC Asian Cup™, the start of the 1980s brought with it another change in the landscape of the Asian game as new champions emerged.
The-AFC.com invites you - the fans - to test your knowledge in Round 2 of our AFC Asian Cup quiz.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ is less than three months away with the cast of 24 teams cranking up their preparations.
As we eagerly await the opening match between Qatar and Lebanon on January 12, 2024, we invite you - the fans - to test your AFC Asian Cup knowledge, beginning with the early years of the continental showpiece.