Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand pledge support for 2023 bid
Sydney: With just days to go until the FIFA Council votes to decide the location of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand have come together to support their nations’ historic joint bid to host the world’s largest women’s sporting event.
In a joint letter to the FIFA Council, they said:
“An Australia-New Zealand FIFA Women’s World Cup would embody our passion for women’s football and proud commitment to equality and fairness, creating a profound and enduring legacy for the future of women’s football within the region and beyond."
Vote for your best Asian team at the FIFA World Cup: Midfielders
Kuala Lumpur: As the-AFC.com continues its quest to find out who you, the fans, regard as the finest Asian players to have starred at the FIFA World Cup by compiling an all-time Best XI, we turn our attention to the midfield positions.
Asian Classics: Park Hang-seo relives Korea Republic’s 2002 FIFA World Cup feat
Hanoi: Park Hang-seo’s achievements as the head coach of Vietnam have captured the imagination of the continent’s football fans and it has slipped the minds of many that he was part of the Korea Republic coaching staff in the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
The first FIFA World Cup to be held in Asia and also the first to be co-hosted - with Korea Republic and Japan sharing the responsibility - it was a tournament that showcased the very best of Asian football.
Kuala Lumpur: As the-AFC.com continues to look back on the best performers from recent AFC Champions League campaigns, there is another star-studded cast on offer this week as we ask you, the fans, to name your best midfielders from the 2017 tournament.
Asian Classics: IR Iran vs USA (1998 FIFA World Cup)
Kuala Lumpur: From the moment the draw for the 1998 FIFA World Cup Finals was made, the world waited with baited breath for the historic meeting between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.
the-AFC.com looks back at a match that captured global attention and ended with a first-ever Iranian World Cup win.