Groups decided for AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ Qualifiers Final Round
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ Qualifiers Final Round promises to be a thrilling affair with the 24 teams learning their opponents on Thursday.
The draw, held virtually in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, saw the teams drawn into six groups.
The six group winners and five best second-placed teams will join hosts China PR, Australia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Japan, Korea Republic, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and United Arab Emirates and Vietnam in the Finals.
AFC Cup 2022™ Group Stage centralised venues confirmed
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed the centralised venues for the AFC Cup 2022™ Group Stage, which is scheduled to be played in the West and South Zones from May 18 to 24, and in the ASEAN, Central and East Zones from June 24 to 30.
The AFC Cup 2022™ Group A matches will be held in Muscat, Oman, where three-time winners Kuwait SC will battle Lebanon’s Al Ansar as well as Al Seeb Club from Oman and Jableh of Syria.
Saudi Arabia women's team determined to create more history
Male: Buoyed by their 2-0 win over Seychelles , Saudi Arabia's women's national team are determined to continue growing and make their presence felt internationally.
Sunday's 2-0 win over Seychelles was a historic occasion as Saudi Arabia made their international debut, an experience the players savoured.
Al Bandari Mubarak scored Saudi Arabia’s first ever international goal in the 14th minute with Maryam Al Tamimi then converting from the penalty spot four minutes into the second half to clinch the win at the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives.
Women match officials set to officiate at Algarve Cup 2022 Final
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) women match officials will be in the spotlight again following their appointments at the Algarve Cup 2022 Final between Italy and Sweden on Wednesday.
Korea Republic’s Kim Yu Jeong and assistant referees Ramina Tsoi from Kyrgyz Republic, who have been part of the AFC Elite Panel since 2018, and Park Mi Suk also from Korea Republic have been selected to officiate in the final.
Jeju: Former Korea Republic international midfielder Koo Ja-cheol has agreed to join Jeju United, the K-League club has announced.
The 32-year-old, a bronze medal winner at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, will return for a second stint at the club he first played for from 2007 until 2010, when he moved to Germany to sign for Vfl Wolfsburg.