Sydney: With the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023™ fast approaching, Monday saw another milestone with the celebration of 500 days to go until the world’s biggest women’s sporting event.
Football Australia, in partnership with FIFA, NSW Government and Football NSW, united on Monday morning at the iconic Sydney Opera House to mark this moment on the journey to 2023.
Kuala Lumpur: The 2022 AFC Champions League’s qualifying rounds are set to kick off on Tuesday, March 8 as Sydney FC host Kaya FC-Iloilo of the Philippines with a place in the group stage up for grabs.
Kaya are aiming to reach the competition proper for the second successive year after overcoming Shanghai Port in the playoffs last time round, although a trip to Australia to take on an A-League giant provides a huge hurdle to overcome.
With the remaining six playoff matches to take place on March 15, the-AFC.com looks at five upsets in the AFC Champions League’s qualifying rounds over the years.
Star signing Kim Shin-wook looks to fire Lion City Sailors to domestic and continental glory
Singapore: One of the biggest moves in the history of the Singapore Premier League was announced last November when Korea Republic’s 6’ 5” striker Kim Shin-wook signed with Lion City Sailors ahead of the 2022 season.
The two-time AFC Champions League winner joined the-AFC.com for an exclusive interview to discuss his move to the Singapore Premier League champions, the domestic season and 2022 AFC Champions League campaign, and what his arrival can mean for Singaporean football.
Stajcic locked in as Philippines look towards Australia/New Zealand 2023
Manila: The Philippines women’s national team have retained the services of the man who guided them to a historic FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification, announcing the extension of head coach Alen Stajcic’s contract on Friday.
Stajcic, along with his technical staff, will retain their roles until next year’s global showpiece, where the Maldtias are set to appear for the first time in their history.
Daegu’s Gama ready for ‘game of emotions’ against former side Buriram
Daegu: Just over three months since Alexandre Gama said goodbye to his Buriram United players, the Brazilian tactician will have to overcome those familiar faces if he is to steer Daegu FC into the 2022 AFC Champions League group stage.
Gama, who won two league titles and a host of cup competitions during his first spell with the Thai club, stepped down from his second stint towards the end of last year before taking the reins at K League 1 side Daegu FC ahead of the 2022 campaign.