AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ most engaging ever
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ has left an indelible digital footprint, with the engagement and coverage of the showpiece surpassing the previous edition and soaring to an all-time high record.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s digital channels witnessed unprecedented growth during the campaign as the statistics grew by a staggering 5,324% as compared to the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018™.
AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ Qualifiers Final Round Draw to set stage for crucial encounters
Kuala Lumpur: The thrilling road to Asia’s flagship men’s national team tournament will move into sharp focus when the AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ Qualifiers Final Round Draw is held virtually in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday, February 24 at 15:00 (UTC+8).
With less than 500 days until China PR hosts the Continent’s premier men’s showpiece for the first time since 2004, aspiring nations from Asia will discover their opponents for the crucial final Group Stage.
Cambodia on brink of semi-finals, Timor Leste fight back to overwhelm Brunei Darussalam
Phnom Penh: Cambodia inched closer to the AFF U23 Championship 2022 semi-finals after defeating Philippines 1-0, while Timor Leste came back from a goal down to rally past Brunei Darussalam 3-1 at the Morodok Techo National Stadium on Thursday.
Cambodia, who are on six points in Group A, will battle Timor Leste for top spot on Sunday, while Philippines face a must-win fixture against bottom placed Brunei to keep their slim hopes alive.
IR Iran set for victory lap, Afghanistan shine at CAFA U19 Futsal Championship
Bishkek: Islamic Republic of Iran are set to be crowned CAFA U19 Futsal Championship winners ahead of Afghanistan after cruising to a third successive win at Gazprom Arena on Thursday night.
Ali Sanei’s side eased to a 6-1 win over hosts Kyrgyz Republic, meaning they are sure to be crowned champions of the inaugural regional U19 event even if they lose their final match, against Uzbekistan on Saturday.
Afghanistan, who dazzled in an 8-1 win over Uzbekistan on Thursday, will finish second in the tournament having already completed their four matches, but being unable to overtake Iran in the head-to-head tiebreaker system.