AFC U20 Women’s Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2024™ Qualifiers to set stage for new generation of stars to be born
Kuala Lumpur: Asia’s future stars will learn of their opponents when the battle lines are determined for the AFC U20 Women’s Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2024™ Qualifiers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday at 2pm.
Returning to the global stage for the first time since 2019, the age-group tournament is set to shift from its erstwhile identity of an U-19 competition and will be played in an U-20 format.
West Asia Wrap: Stage set for exciting finale in Jordan
Doha: The destination of the Jordanian Pro League title will be decided on Thursday's final day of the season with three teams in the running following last week's action.
Al Faisaly played to a 1-1 draw with Al Wehdat to hold a one-point lead going into the final round of matches, with Al Hussein also very much in the running should the top two slip up.
In the United Arab Emirates, there is a three-way tie at the top in an intriguing title race. There was also action in Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine so join the-AFC.com as we take a look at last week's action.
Kuala Lumpur: With the countdown for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 gaining pace, the-AFC.com has dug into its archives in search of classic matches and momentous occasions involving Asian teams.
We kick-off the series with a look back at 2002 when the FIFA World Cup was first held in Asia.
Co-hosting the global showpiece with Korea Republic, Japan were aiming to make heads turn on and off the pitch in. Philippe Troussier was the man in charge as head coach and we reproduce an interview with the Frenchman which was published on 14 June, 2020 to get a grip on how Japan's historical campaign unfolded.
East Asia Wrap: Jeonbuk taste FA Cup glory; J1 League title race goes down to the wire
Hong Kong: Modou Barrow and Cho Gue-sung were the heroes as Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors lifted the Korean FA Cup title with a 5-3 aggregate win over FC Seoul on Sunday while a last-gasp extra-time goal from Oh Hyeon-gyu helped Suwon Samsung Bluewings avoid relegation in Korea Republic.
In Japan, the J1 League title is to be decided on the closing day of the season after leaders Yokohama F. Marinos and defending champions Kawasaki Frontale registered wins on Saturday to keep the difference between them at just two points.
There were also league fixtures in China PR, Hong Kong, Mongolia and Chinese Taipei, so join the-AFC.com as we recap all of last week’s action from across East Asia.