AFC donates match balls to the Kridaprabhudani Pune football team
Navi Mumbai: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ will continue to leave a lasting legacy in women’s football on and off the field after the dramatic final between Korea Republic and eventual winners China PR on Sunday.
While the Steel Roses celebrate their record-extending ninth AFC Women’s Asian Cup™ title, a group of young women footballers from the Kridaprabhudani Pune women’s football team will also benefit from the showpiece.
AFC Champions League-bound Foolad lift Iranian Super Cup
Sirjan: Foolad Khouzestan FC ensured they will enter this season’s AFC Champions League group stage on a high after winning the Iranian Super Cup with a 1-0 victory against Persepolis FC on Monday.
The defending Hazfi Cup winners, Foolad emerged victorious thanks to a lone goal from Malian defender Moussa Coulibaly, whose 18th minute effort ultimately proved decisive in a match which saw both sides finish with 10 men.
Central and South Asian Wrap: Title race tightens in India, Bashundhara Kings shocked on opening day
Bishkek: The race to the business end of the Indian Super League season is heating up, while last season’s runaway champions suffered an early blow to their title defence in Bangladesh as domestic action continued in Central and South Asia.
Plus, Esteghlal seal three vital points in the Iran Pro League, while Istiklol make a pre-season statement in Tajikistan.
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FIFA Club World Cup - Semi-final Preview: Al Hilal v Chelsea
Abu Dhabi: AFC Champions League winners Al Hilal SFC will attempt to reach their first-ever FIFA Club World Cup final but standing in their way will be European champions Chelsea whom they face in the semi-finals at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium on Wednesday.
The Saudi powerhouse sent a message of intent with an emphatic 6-1 defeat of hosts Al Jazira in the previous round, the biggest win in the competition’s history, meaning they are guaranteed to at least equal their 2019 result of finishing fourth.