Tashkent: The AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022™ kicks off in just over a week's time with the next generation of Asian stars to assemble in Tashkent and Qarshi.
The tournament has been the stepping stone for a number of talented players, with the likes of Vietnam’s Nguyen Quang Hai, Qatar star Almoez Ali and Uzbekistan’s Jasurbek Yakhshiboev all bursting into the limelight in the AFC U23 Asian Cup.
Uzbekistan 2022 will be the fifth edition of the Continental showpiece and as we gear up for top quality action on June 1-19, join the-AFC.com as we take a trip down memory lane and look at the Most Valuable Player winners from the previous championships.
Kuala Lumpur: The fifth edition of the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ is set to kick off in Uzbekistan on June 1 as 16 teams from across the continent converge on Tashkent and Qarshi with some of the hottest prospects in Asian football set to be on show.
Stars such as Takumi Minamino, Alireza Beiranvand, Hwang Hee-chan, Chanathip Songkrasin and Almoez Ali are among the big names to have featured in a competition that has delivered numerous magical moments over the years.
To whet the appetite ahead of one of the Asian Football Confederation’s showpiece tournaments, we look back at the previous editions of the AFC U23 Asian Cup.
Thailand to host the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2022™ – Pilot Tournament (East)
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed the Football Association of Thailand (FA Thailand) as the host Member Association (MA) for the upcoming AFC Women’s Club Championship™ – Pilot Tournament in the East region.
In addition, the match schedule has also been finalised with the three teams in the East – Taichung Blue Whale FC from Chinese Taipei and Myanmar’s ISPE Women FC alongside a club from Thailand to be decided by June 2022 – scheduled to compete from August 15 to 21, 2022.
Asia's young talents learn qualification opponents
Kuala Lumpur: The qualifying cast for the AFC U17 Asian Cup Bahrain 2023™ Qualifiers was finalised on Tuesday.
A total of 44 participating Member Associations (MAs) were divided into 10 centralised qualifying groups, six of which will feature four teams, while four groups will include five sides when the Qualifiers take place from October 1 to 9, 2022.