Muscat: Head coach Branko Ivankovic is focused on guiding Oman to the next round of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, with the Croatian laying the early groundwork .
With Oman scheduled to play India and Jordan in international friendlies, Ivankovic outlined his plans ahead of Oman resuming their Asian Qualifiers campaign.
2021 AFC Champions League Group Stage – 5 of the Best: Long-Range Goals
Kuala Lumpur: The 2021 AFC Champions League group stage saw some great goals over the last few months and, with continental action on a temporary break, we've selected some of the very best from various categories.
Kicking off the-AFC.com's '5 of the Best' series, here are five long-range rockets for you to cast your eyes over before telling us which is your favourite by voting at the bottom of the article.
Update on upcoming Asian Qualifiers in March and June
Kuala Lumpur: Taking into consideration the existing travel and quarantine restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic across the Continent and following a process of close consultation with Asia’s Member Associations, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and FIFA have jointly agreed to postpone the majority of the upcoming Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and AFC Asian Cup China 2023™.
The latest match schedule for Match Days 7 and 8 of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and AFC Asian Cup China 2023™ Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2, which is scheduled to take place on March 25 and 30, 2021 is as follows:
Mumbai City leapfrog ATK Mohun Bagan to claim Indian Super League Winners’ Shield
Goa: Mumbai City overhauled ATK Mohun Bagan in the final match of the Indian Super League’s regular season to win the League Winners’ Shield on Sunday.
Sergio Lobera’s side defeated ATK Mohun Bagan 2-0 in the 110th and final regular season clash, going above their title rivals by virtue of their superior head-to-head record in the process.
The winners of India’s League Winners’ Shield receives a place in the group stage of the AFC Champions League, meaning Mumbai will have the chance to compete at the top of Asian football for the first time in 2022.
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia will play Kuwait in an international friendly match on March 25 in Riyadh in preparation for the resumption of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
Saudi Arabia are currently second in Group D of the Asian Qualifiers on eight points, one behind Uzbekistan. Saudi Arabia, however, have a match in hand.