The AFC said five players from Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal and another from Qatar’s Al Duhail were found with the virus following tests on all teams taking part in the western region of the tournament.
The technology will be used from the quarter-final stage of this year's Champions League, the top Asian club competition, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said in a statement.
Last week, the AFC postponed all the Asian qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup to 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic, which has infected over two crore people across the globe.
Das made the significant announcement hours after AIFF president Praful Patel said Delhi could see two I-League teams in the upcoming season of the league.
Sunil Chhetri scored twice during the group stage of the Asian Cup in the beginning of last year. Both goals came in their 4-1 drubbing of Thailand in the opening match.
The top official mentioned that having a women's team has been made a part of the licensing criteria for clubs.
ISL: FSDL approves 3+1 foreign player rule with aim of 'increased participation' from Indian footballers
As per the new regulation, an ISL club could sign a maximum of six foreigners in the squad including a compulsory Asian origin player, with four foreigners on the field.
Reliance Foundation Young Champs Academy, Bengaluru FC Youth club granted two-star Academy status by AFC
The two-star status is subject to re-evaluation after three years as per Article 6 of the AFC Elite Youth Scheme Regulations and Guidelines.
The other bidders for Asia's premier football tournament are Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.
Global activist group urges AFC to consider human rights record in bidding process for 2027 Asian Cup
The Sport & Rights Alliance said it asked the AFC to apply the same rights standards FIFA set for the 2026 World Cup that the United States, Mexico and Canada will co-host.
AIFF asks East Bengal to inform about club's change of ownership structure to acquire AFC license for next season
Now it remains to be seen whether Quess East Bengal FC would be diluted and the footballing rights be transferred back to East Bengal or the company will hold on to their shares in the hope of recovering losses.
AIFF Technical Committee recommends implementation of AFC's rule on limiting foreign players in domestic leagues
India head coach Igor Stimac had in March expressed unhappiness at the number of foreign players featuring in a match in Indian Super League and I-League, saying it was coming in the way of the country producing a future Sunil Chhetri
Coronavirus Outbreak: Asian Football Confederation extends suspension of all competitions until further notice
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has postponed all football games and competitions scheduled for May and June until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic, the continental governing body said on Tuesday.
Relentless rise of Chinese football and Super League leaves second-tier clubs like Liaoning FC on verge of closure
Liaoning have dropped down to China’s second-tier and now stand on the cusp of closure as financial issues start to affect the game outside the Chinese Super League, the top flight of the country’s professional pyramid
Coronavirus Outbreak: India women's football captain Bala Devi joins AFC's awareness campaign against COVID-19
Devi is among the latest players of the continent to join the AFC's #BreakTheChain campaign, raising awareness against the spread of coronavirus
Chhetri, who is only behind Cristiano Ronaldo and leads the likes of mega superstars such as Lionel Messi in the international goalscoring charts, joined the chorus of Asian icons showcasing their support
Coronavirus pandemic: Chennai City's progress in AFC Cup 2020 on hold as outbreak forces postponement of all matches
Chennai City FC's next two AFC Cup games will not be held as scheduled after the Asian Football Confederation on Wednesday postponed all matches of the continental competition until April end due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UAE has alleged Qatar star forward Almoez Ali and defender Bassam Al-Rawi were not born there and did not meet FIFA nationality requirements to represent the country
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Global body agrees to postpone Asian fixtures due to coronavirus scare after consulting AFC
FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the Asian World Cup qualifying matches in March and June due to the coronavirus outbreak, the world football body said on Monday.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: AIFF postpones India’s home fixture against Qatar due to coronavirus threat
Coronovirus continues to wreak havoc with sporting events as India's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers match against Qatar scheduled for 26 March has now been postponed due to the spread of the deadly virus.