Continuous coaching commitment see Nepal & Mongolia awarded B Level membership
Kuala Lumpur: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and the Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) have become the latest Member Associations (MA) to be awarded B Level membership in the AFC Coaching Convention for their long-term commitment towards improving coach education in their respective countries.
Theory and practical sessions were held via Zoom in Nepal from 26-29 September and in Mongolia from 21-22 September and 5 October. ANFA’s sessions were led by Sanjeet Singh, Head of Coach Education while Coach Education Director Ganzorig Erdene-Ochir and his assistant Garidmagnai Bayasgalan took charge of the MFF.
AFC President discusses plans to raise Asian football with ANFA President
Manama: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa met with the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Karma Tsering Sherpa, with the AFC General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John also in attendance.
Shaikh Salman welcomed the ANFA President to Bahrain and emphasised the importance of continuous engagement with the Asian football family and discussed the possible ways to further develop the game, as well as to strengthen the spirit of collaboration between the AFC and its Member Associations (MAs).
The AFC President added that Nepal was in a good position in Asian football, as a result of its continued presence in Continental events, and its cooperation with the AFC to bring to life the ongoing projects and plans in ensuring the steadfast progress of the beautiful game across the Continent.
Qualifiers - Group B: Sensational Salmani sends IR Iran to Finals
Dushanbe: Islamic Republic of Iran qualified as group winners, while Tajikistan face a nervous wait to learn their fate after Group B of the AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022 qualifiers concluded on Sunday.
Team Melli Omid ran out 3-2 winners in the final, group-deciding clash against Tajikistan to book their place, leaving the group hosts as potential qualifiers as one of the best placed runners-up, while Lebanon defeated Nepal 4-0 in the earlier match.
Qualifiers - Group B: IR Iran, Tajikistan take maximum points on day one
Dushanbe: Islamic Republic of Iran made a winning start to their campaign by overpowering Nepal to win 4-0 while Tajikistan left it late to beat Lebanon as qualifying Group B for AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022 got underway on Monday
Both teams will now set their sights on winning their Matchday Two ties, with Iran to play Lebanon and Tajikistan to face Nepal before the two pacesetters face off on Sunday.
AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 Qualifiers - Group F: Draw with Hong Kong ends Nepal's hopes
Tashkent: Nepal’s bid to reach a first AFC Women’s Asian Cup in over 20 years ended in disappointment after a goalless qualifying draw against Hong Kong at Tashkent’s JAR Stadium on Tuesday.
Needing a win to keep their hopes alive, Nepal were unable to break the deadlock over 90 hard-fought minutes, leaving Gary Phillips’ side with one point from two matches, with Friday’s Group F match between Hong Kong and Philippines to determine which team advances to next year’s Finals in India as group winners.