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: 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: 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 Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League™ 2023/24 concluded on Wednesday, both Al Ain of the UAE and Korea Republic’s Pohang Steelers have confirmed their places in the knockout rounds with two rounds of fixtures still to play.
As the sides now look forward to the Matchday Five encounters later this month, the-AFC.com looks back at the week in numbers.
Kuala Lumpur: Asia’s national teams will take another step towards the FIFA World Cup 2026 and the AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027™ when the Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 kicks off next Thursday.
The dream remains alive for the 10 teams that made it through the first round of the Asian Qualifiers last month and they will join the remaining 26 Member Associations to continue their journey.