FIFA to announce Women’s World Cup 2023 host cities
Sydney: FIFA has confirmed that the host cities for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand will be announced on Wednesday.
Following an eight-month review process involving each of the 12 candidate host cities and 13 stadiums, FIFA is set to announce which cities will host matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
“The announcement represents a major milestone on the road to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, which will be the first-ever 32-nation Women’s World Cup," said Football Australia Chief Executive Officer James Johnson.
Kuala Lumpur: Three places remain in our All-time AFC Cup XI, with some of Asian football’s most iconic goal scorers to vie for a place in our fans’ dream selection.
Football lovers from every corner of Asia have selected a goalkeeper, three defenders and a four-man midfield in previous weeks, now it’s time to crown the tournament’s greatest ever forwards, with countless worthy contenders to choose from.
With a staggering 344 AFC Cup goals between them, we’ve selected the cream of the crop, including players hailing from Europe, Africa and South America, in our star-studded shortlist, now it’s up to you decide the final make-up of our ultimate team. Study our nominees below, and don’t forget to register your vote at the bottom of the page.
Three top venues for AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ confirmed
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ Local Organising Committee (LOC) have today confirmed the three host cities and stadiums, which will stage the Continent’s premier women’s national team competition.
The D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, Ahmedabad’s TransStadia and the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar have been selected as the three stadiums and host cities that will provide the ultimate backdrop for some of the finest players in Asian and world women’s football from January 20 to February 6, 2022.
Istiklol make triple splash ahead of AFC Champions League debut
Dushanbe: AFC Champions League group stage newcomers FC Istiklol showed a display of intent ahead of next month’s tournament kick-off, unveiling three new foreign signings on Monday.
Former Dutch youth international Huseyin Dogan put pen to paper alongside Ukrainian defender Andriy Mischenko and Japanese utility Ryota Noma, with the trio joining the Tajikistan champions just over two weeks before they begin their continental campaign against Shabab Al Ahli Dubai.
Mabkhout stars with a hat-trick as UAE cruise past India
Dubai: Ali Mabkhout scored a hat-trick to steer UAE to a 6-0 win against India in an international friendly match at Zabeel Stadium on Monday.
The match served as preparation for the two sides ahead of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 in June with UAE hosting Group G while India will be playing their matches in Qatar.