Four Expressions of Interest received to host AFC Asian Cup 2023™
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has received Expressions of Interest (EoI) from four AFC Member Associations (MAs) to host the AFC Asian Cup 2023™ final competition.
Following the AFC's invitation to all MAs to express their interest in hosting the flagship men's national team tournament on May 31, 2022, the following AFC MAs have responded by the extended deadline of July 15, 2022, and expressed their interest to bid for the hosting rights of the AFC Asian Cup 2023™:
Dushanbe: The CAFA Women’s Championship Tajikistan 2022 will go down to the wire after Uzbekistan and Islamic Republic of Iran both extended their unbeaten streaks at the Republican Central Stadium on Sunday.
Both teams have recorded three wins from as many matches with Uzbekistan scoring seven past Kyrgyz Republic, while Iran defeated newcomers Turkmenistan 4-0, setting up a winner-takes all clash on Wednesday.
Uzbekistan have a nine-goal advantage over Iran with Turkmenistan third on two points.
Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan are both tied on one point each. They remain fourth and fifth respectively but will have a chance to improve their position when they meet in their final fixture.
20 years on - Asia’s FIFA World Cup: Standout players
Dubai: Two decades on since Asia hosted the FIFA World Cup for the first time in its history and four months before the world’s eyes turn to the continent again as Qatar hosts the 2022 edition, the-AFC.com revisits Korea/Japan 2002.
There was no shortage of star power at the 17th edition of the FIFA World Cup, but there was also no shortage of underwhelming performances. The likes of Zinedine Zidane, Luis Figo and Gabriel Batistuta could not help their teams out of the group stage, but new names emerged and established ones cemented their status on the global stage with impressive displays in East Asia.
The AFC Champions League™ 2022 Group Stage Stats Leaders: Defenders
Kuala Lumpur: After the conclusion of the AFC Champions League™ 2022 group stage in May, the-AFC.com looks back on some of the standout displays from those involved in order to find out the stats leaders from the first round.
Last week we presented the stats for the group stage’s best goalkeepers, and now we shine the spotlight on the players who complete the rearguard.