History Makers: China PR at the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup
Kuala Lumpur: July 10 marks the 23rd anniversary of China PR’s run to the FIFA Women's World Cup 1999 final in the United States, when they became the first Asian nation to advance to the deciding game at a senior FIFA tournament.
Dominant at the continental level, China PR were more than a match for other 15 teams in the competition as they came within a whisker of lifting the coveted trophy. Join the-AFC.com as we take a look back at that historic achievement.
AFC Champions League™ 2022 Group Stage Stats Leaders: Goalkeepers
Kuala Lumpur: After the conclusion of the AFC Champions League™ 2022 group stage in early May, the-AFC.com looks back on some of the standout displays from those involved in order to find out the stats leaders from the first round. We begin with the goalkeepers.
To select the candidates for each position, we have reflected on match data from the group stage to draw up a statistics-based approach to present the outstanding performers.
We kick things off with five standout goalkeepers.
Destination New Zealand for hopefuls Chinese Taipei, Thailand
Kuala Lumpur: Chinese Taipei and Thailand's bid to qualify for the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia/New Zealand 2023 will see them competing in the Playoff Tournament in Hamilton and Auckland.
The two Asian teams will be joined by sides from Africa (two), North and Central America and the Caribbean (two), South America (two), Europe (one) and Oceania (one) with three places in the Finals at stake in the February 17-23 Playoff Tournament.
Kuala Lumpur: With the group stage of the AFC Cup™ 2022 completed, the-AFC.com takes a closer look at the numbers that caught the eye following the conclusion of the first phase of the tournament.
From high-scoring forwards to those that create the goals and win the ball back, we shine the spotlight on the players whose statistics stood out as the continental competition heads into the knockout stage.