Al Foutoua end 32-year wait for Syrian Premier League crown
Damascus: Al Foutoua clinched the Syrian Premier League title with a match to spare following their 4-1 win over Al Majd on Tuesday.
Forward Alaa Al Dali scored twice to lead the Deir ez-Zor-based side to their third league title with their last win dating back 32 years ago when they clinched consecutive crowns in the 1990-91 seasons.
Groups finalised for #AFCU23 Qatar 2024 Qualifiers
Kuala Lumpur: The draw for the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Qatar 2024 Qualifiers was finalised at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday.
The hopefuls were divided into 11 groups – 10 groups of four teams each, with the last group containing three. Qatar, meanwhile, will play in the Qualifiers for exposure with their matches classified as friendlies.
Doha: Kuwait SC emerged champions of Kuwait on Saturday, clinching the title for a record 18th time.
Al Nahda emerged top in Oman as they ended a nine-year wait for the title.
The Saudi Pro League is set to go down to the wire, Air Force Club have taken over the lead in Iraq while Al Foutoua and Al Ittihad are involved in a neck-and-neck race in Syria so join the-AFC.com as we take a look at the domestic action across West Asia.
Damascus: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa concluded a visit in Syria where he held several meetings with high-ranking officials including the nation’s President His Excellency Bashar al-Assad.
The AFC President acknowledged the challenges faced by Syria and further reinforced the Confederation’s commitment to support the continued development of the game in the country.
West Asia Wrap: Al Arabi clinch Amir Cup; Al Hilal edge Al Wehda to lift King's Cup
Doha: Al Arabi ended a 30-year wait for the Qatar Amir Cup title after stunning Al Sadd SC 3-0 in the final on Friday.
Al Hilal SFC, meanwhile, edged Al Wehda on penalties to lift the Saudi King's Cup.
In Bahrain, Khalidiya are well placed to seal the title while there was also action in Iraq, Kuwait, Syria and the United Arab Emirates so join the-AFC.com as we review the latest round of domestic action across West Asia.
Doha: As the dust settles on the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ draw and the teams start planning their preparations, excitement is set to peak in the months ahead of the continental showpiece kicking off on January 12, 2024.
The six group winners and runners-up, together with the four best third-placed teams, will advance to the Round of 16.
The action promises to be thrilling and as we await the kick-off, join the-AFC.com as we take a look at what is in store in Groups A, B and C of Qatar 2023.
Doha: The stage is set for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ following the Official Draw at the Katara Opera House in Doha on Thursday.
The continental showpiece, scheduled for January 12 to February 10, 2024 promises to be a thrilling affair with seven former winners among the 24 teams - seeded in accordance with the latest FIFA World Ranking - divided into six groups.