Australia committed to sending teams to Tokyo in 2021
Sydney: Football Federation Australia (FFA) has reaffirmed its commitment to work with the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) to send teams to Tokyo next year following confirmation that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and host nation Japan will endeavour to reschedule the Games of the XXXII Olympiad.
IOC President Thomas Bach together with the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, made the announcement earlier this week, and noted that there is an intention to reschedule the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – which will maintain the same name – by no later than the northern summer of 2021.
Shaikh Salman pays tribute to healthcare, frontline professionals and
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa today praised the outstanding contributions of the frontline health professionals, carers and responders who are doing so much to help and protect communities across Asia – and the world.
Shaikh Salman also thanked the work of the AFC’s Member Associations and the contribution of players and officials during this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has claimed so many lives across the globe.
ASEAN & East Asia Social Wrap: At home with the stars
Kuala Lumpur: Football across the ASEAN and East Zones of the Asian Football Confederation may have been officially suspended until further notice, but the stars continue to keep active on their social media platforms.
From important advice to home workouts and an attempt to educate the kids, we bring you up to date with how your favourite players have been keeping themselves occupied.
Kuala Lumpur: In the second part of this series of profiles, we look at five Saudi icons of the AFC Champions League era.
Since the inauguration of the AFC Champions League in 2002-03, Saudi teams have appeared in the final on seven occasions. Along the way, some of the kingdom’s players have created an iconic legacy in the competition.
Kuala Lumpur: While Asian football fans await the return of the beautiful game, there remains plenty to keep us occupied during its hiatus and nothing more so that than looking back on the fabulous goals we've seen over the years.
Following on from last week's acrobatic AFC Champions League goals, next up in the-AFC.com's '5 of the Best' series we recall five solo goals where players have taken matters into their own hands and produced the goods in emphatic style.