Beirut: Lebanon Football Association has appointed Jamal Taha as head coach of the Lebanon national team.
The 53-year-old former national team midfielder replaces Romanian Liviu Ciobotariu who left Lebanon in March following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic with the LFA deciding not to renew his contract.
Kuala Lumpur: Goals, goals and more goals from the AFC Cup as this week the-AFC.com looks back on five fantastic efforts by some big-name stars from Syria to Singapore.
After featuring fabulous free-kicks, long-range stunners and individual brilliance, this week's edition takes in one of our most popular categories: acrobatic goals. Athletic, exciting and often jaw-dropping, enjoy these magnificent efforts and then select your favourite by voting at the bottom of the article.
Asia’s future stars discover contenders for Bahrain 2020 challenge
Kuala Lumpur: Three-time winners and defending champions Japan are set to face Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and China PR in Group D following Thursday’s official draw for the AFC U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020 at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur.
Sixteen teams will be vying for the title while the top four teams will qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2021.
Vote for your best Asian team at the FIFA World Cup: Defenders
Kuala Lumpur: With international football not set to return until later in the year, the-AFC.com continues its look back at some of Asia's greatest performers at the FIFA World Cup and asks you, the fans, to vote for the Best XI.
Last week we presented the candidates for the best goalkeeper, and now it's time to turn our attention to defenders. With candidates from Korea Republic, Japan and Saudi Arabia, here are the eight players in contention for the places in the backline.
Review the nominees and then choose your favourite for this all-star XI in the poll below.
Kuala Lumpur: With the 2020 AFC Champions League currently on hiatus, the-AFC.com continues its series of articles to determine your best sides from the last four editions of the Continental competition.