Tag: AFC


COVID make mincemeat of China sport calendar

China cancels Asian Cup 2023

China will no longer host the 2023 Asian Cup finals due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on May 14th, adding that it will decide on a new host in due course. The ‘Reuters’ stated that the event, which is played every four years and features... » Read more


AFC logomarks to add zing to its fixtures

AFC rebrands competitions

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) launched an exciting and dynamic range of brand-new logomarks and visual identities for its major national team fixtures – the AFC Asian Qualifiers, AFC Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Asian Cup, AFC U23 Asian Cup, and the hugely popular annual club... » Read more


Saudi Arabia make a pitch for AFC Asian Cup

Saudi Arabia bid to host Asian Cup 2027 update

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman recently invited the Asian Football Cup (AFC) working team to discuss Saudi Arabia’s bid to play host to the AFC Asian Cup 2027. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Servant of the Two Noble Sanctuaries or Protector of the Two Holy Cities, is a royal... » Read more


Two soccer showpieces preludes moved to 2021

Asian qualifiers for Qatar 2020 postponed

As COVID-19 continues to take on a monstrous form in most countries, the FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have decided that the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™/AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 fixtures, scheduled for the International Match... » Read more


Doha stadia to host AFC Champions League

Qatar AFC Champions League Stadiums

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced four stadiums in Doha that will host the AFC Champions League matches from the group stage to the semi-finals, which will take place from September 14 to October 3, 2020. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is one of the six continental... » Read more


India throws hat into 2027 AFC Asian Cup ring

India to bid for hosting Asian Cup 2027

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) having extended the deadline for bids from March 31st to June 30th this year in the wake of COVID-19 taking on a monstrous form, India has thrown its hat into the ring – it has formally submitted its bid to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup. The All India Football... » Read more


Saudi Arabia proffers to host AFC 2027

Asian Cup 2027 in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has proffered to play host to the 2027 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup national team soccer tournament. With this, the Middle Eastern country is looking to add a major soccer tournament to its event hosting slate. The 2027 Asian Cup is the continent’s premier men’s... » Read more


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