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Asian National Football Teams
October 20, 2018

Asian National Football Teams

Three players from the I-League champions have also made it to Stephen Constantine s initial list for the camp in Mumbai.. Indian national team coach Stephen Constantine has drafted an initial list of 35 players for a conditioning camp in Mumbai before The Blue Tigers take to the field for a crucial AFC Asian Cup qualifier game against Kyrgyz Republic. There…

Best Asian Football Team
August 25, 2018

Best Asian Football Team

Jason Dasey and Stanely Bernard discuss Thailand s future after winning their record fifth AFF Cup. From the recently concluded AFF Suzuki Cup where Thailand once again reigned supreme as the region s top guns to Albirex Niigata (S) rewriting S.League history in Singapore with a first-ever quadruple, it has been another good year for Southeast Asian football…

FIFA Qualifying Asia
August 18, 2018

FIFA Qualifying Asia

Qatar s lingering hopes of a direct qualification to the 2018 FIFA World Cup came to an end after a defeat in Tashkent.. Uzbekistan maintained their bid to qualify directly for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia at the expense of their opponents by defeating Qatar by a solitary goal at the Bunyodkor stadium in Tashkent on Tuesday. Uzbekistan came into this game…

Asian Football Rankings
May 31, 2018

Asian Football Rankings

Thailand moved within four spots of being the highest-ranked nation in Southeast Asia, as almost all countries including Malaysia and Singapore remain unmoved in the latest FIFA rankings. Kiatisuk Senamuang s 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup-winning side remained in 126th place, four rungs behind the tournament co-hosts Philippines, who failed to make the tournament s semifinals…

Football in Asia
April 26, 2018

Football in Asia

The eyes of the football world have been firmly focused on the Far East on some top European, South American and African talents. But what of the region to the south of China and all the way down to Indonesia – a heavily populated and generally football-mad part of the world, but one which barely registers an international profile in the sport? Southeast Asia…

Asian Handicap Football
March 29, 2018

Asian Handicap Football

Asian Handicap betting markets are perfect for football traders looking for an alternative to the more traditional 1X2. We explain what Asian Handicap betting is, how to bet on the markets, and their benefits. The Asian Handicap betting market is often seen as complex, but once you understand the concept, you will have a fresh perspective for football trading…

Asian Football Confederation Career
March 22, 2018

Asian Football Confederation Career

Genius Sports to develop new Competition Management system for AFC Member Association leagues and tournaments Representatives of Genius Sports at the AFC s Competition Management Workshop The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has entered into an agreement with Genius Sports, a global leader in sports data technology, distribution and commercialisation services…

Asian Soccer Rankings
August 29, 2017

Asian Soccer Rankings

The Iran men’s national soccer team Iran men s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has kept its position as the best Asian squad in the latest edition of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) rankings, and stayed put in the world’s 28th spot. According to the latest monthly rankings released by the world’s soccer governing…

Asian Football Team Ranking
August 23, 2017

Asian Football Team Ranking

The latest Asian Football Confederation club competitions ranking offered the UAE significant satisfaction. Released last week, the Emirates topped the standings – one ahead of South Korea, then Qatar, then Saudi Arabia and Japan. Australia were sixth, Iran eighth. A slight change in criteria had benefitted the UAE, given the newest calculations, which back to…

Asian Football Confederation Logo
October 20, 2016

Asian Football Confederation Logo

Australia’s Tim Cahill scores during the Socceroos’ Asian Cup quarter-final win over China in Brisbane. Photograph: Edgar Su/REUTERS Asian Cup winners last year and clear beneficiaries of cross-cultural exchange, Australia now celebrates 10 years in the Asian Football Confederation January marks one year since the 2015 Asian Cup, and — although it has passed…

Asian Soccer Player in Europe
June 18, 2014

Asian Soccer Player in Europe

In the second edition of this annual feature, we at Outside of the Boot aim to unearth the best performing footballers from each of the 5 primary Confederations. Rebranded as ‘The Best Series’, we champion football’s top individuals based on performances in the past calendar year. 22 // Iraq // Udinese Adnan has already made huge strides in his career. The young…

Asian Football Player of the Year
September 5, 2016

Asian Football Player of the Year

Omar Abdulrahman, left, received the AFC player of the year award. Attacking midfielder Omar Abdulrahman won the Asian Football Confederation player of the year award for helping Al Ain reach the final of the AFC Champions League and steering the United Arab Emirates into the last round of qualifying for the World Cup. This achievement is a national achievement,Abdulrahman…

Asian Football Players in Europe
June 29, 2017

Asian Football Players in Europe

United Arab Emirates complete their preparations ahead of their Asian Cup semi final with hosts Australia on Tuesday. When Asian players start to make names for themselves at home, the question is usually not far behind. It s almost a testament to their talent. At some points someone says: Yes, but are they good enough for the big European leagues? In the…

Best Asian Player
November 28, 2016

Best Asian Player

From Japan, South Korea and Australia, all the way to Iran, Iraq, and Uzbekistan, Asian players have moved to Europe to advance their football career. At Football Channel Asia , we start tracking performance rating of Asian footballers who currently play at top seven European leagues of England, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, Netherlands and Turkey. The following…