June 27 – Japan took the final slot in the AFC U17 Asian Cup semi-finals in Thailand, beating Australia 3-1 in their last eight tie at the Pathum Thani Stadium.
June 20 – There will be 31 teams in the draw for the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2024 group stages this week at the AFC’s headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
June 15 – With UEFA and Concacaf focus on their Nations League finals that kick off this week, Asian activity is centred on the AFC U17 Asian Cup Thailand 2023 that kicks off today.
This will be 19th edition of the tournament and the first since its rebrand from the AFC U16 Championship in 2016.
June 8 – With Karim Benzema arriving in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, yesterday, ahead of his Al-Ittihad unveiling later today at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium, the Saudi Pro League (SPL) has reported a record breaking 2022/23 season and promised a new-long term ‘transformation strategy’.
May 31 – Eight of Asia’s leading U20 women’s teams are gathering in Vietnam and Myanmar for the final round of centralised group qualifiers for the AFC U20 Women’s Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2024 (March 3 to 16).
May 22 – The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has released details of the qualification draw for the AFC U23 Asian Cup Qatar 2024 which will be held Thursday, May 25.
May 19 – The Asia Football Confederation (AFC) has draw the groups for the remaining eight teams in Round 2 of qualifying for AFC U17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024.
May 18 – The Asian qualifying route for women’s teams to the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Paris 2024 has become clearer following the Asian Qualifiers Round 2 official draw at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
May 16 – The draw for the for the last 12 teams in the Asian qualifiers for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Paris 2024 will be held Thursday May 18 at the AFC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
May 1 – Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds will go into the second leg of the AFC Champions League final with a crucial away goal advantage after a 1-1 draw to reigning champions Al Hilal in Saudi Arabia.
April 28 – Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal will start their final defense their AFC Champions League title in Riyadh on Saturday against Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds.
April 3 – The Asian Football Confederation has completed the draw for the finals of AFC U17 Asian Cup 2023 to be played in Thailand.
By Paul Nicholson
March 31 – Israeli forces broke into the Faisal Al Husseini international stadium last night and fired tear gas on to the pitch and into the stands, halting the final of the Abu Ammar Cup for an hour while players and fans were treated.
March 20 – With the men’s AFC U20 Asian Cup compleed at the the weekend the confederation is now turning its attention to the U20 women who are in the final stages of qualifying for finals in 2024 that will be played, liked the men’s, in Uzbekistan.