Asian Football Confederation to hold emergency meeting and discuss contingency plans as coronavirus threat mounts
The rapid spread of coronavirus has raised fears of a pandemic, with eight countries reporting their first cases and the World Health Organization raising its impact risk alert to 'very high'
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has handed life bans to Laos internationals Khampheng Sayavutthi and Lembo Saysana for conspiring to fix a match, Asian football’s governing body said on Wednesday.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: China to play 'home' football qualifier against South Korea in Sydney due to Coronavirus threat
The Chinese women's team has remained in Australia since last week's 1-1 draw with Australia which meant China would play South Korea in a two-match contest.
It was felt that India, which will also have the experience of hosting the FIFA Women's U-17 World Cup later this year, were best placed among the three bidders Chinese Taipei and Uzbekistan were the other competing candidates to maximise the promotion of the women's game.
Asian Football Confederation says match-fixing has seen sharp decline in last six years, though cryptocurrencies help illicit gambling
Swiss-based Sportradar has been a key ally in the AFC’s fight against corruption since 2013 and the tie-up will run through to the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China after being renewed last month
Tokyo Olympics 2020: China's women's football team shrugs off coronavirus disruption to emerge unbeaten from qualifying tournament
China coach Jia Xiuquan was full of praise for his players and how they had responded to the challenges
Iran football clubs reach compromise with AFC over relocation of Asian Champions League matches to UAE
The Asian Football Confederation said it hosted club officials from Iran on Thursday and agreed how to stage three rounds of group-stage games in February and March
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Women's football qualifiers to be moved from Wuhan to Nanjing due to outbreak of viral illness, says AFC
The Asian Football Confederation said the round-robin group — host China, Australia, Taiwan and Thailand — will be played in Nanjing on 3-9 February, the same dates
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australian women's football team set on travelling to Wuhan for qualifiers despite virus outbreak
Nine people are confirmed to have died and as many as 440 infected from the new SARS-like coronavirus now spreading across China after an outbreak in the central city of Wuhan
The AFC’s decision to move the Champions League matches comes days after the Iranian Football Federation threatened to boycott the 2020 Asian Champions League if they are barred from hosting international matches
The AIFF also earned a nomination after being named among three federations for AFC President Recognition Awards in Grassroots Football Developing category
All India Football Federation conferred with Coaching Convention A Level by the Asian Football Confederation
The development will allow AIFF to conduct its own AFC 'A' and 'B' diploma courses and also provide AFC A and B Diploma Certificates.
North Korea pull out of South Korea-hosted women's football tournament days after bizarre World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang
North Korea has pulled out of a December international women's football tournament in the South, Seoul's football authorities said Tuesday, weeks after Pyongyang hosted a surreal World Cup qualifier in a near-empty stadium.
Asian Football Confederation make commitment to support women's football by expanding AFC Women's Asian Cup
In 2022, there will be four more teams in the AFC Women's Asian Cup going from eight in the last edition in Jordan to 12 in the next tournament
ISL 2019-20: Asian Football Confederation recognizes Indian Super League as country's premier competition
The top continental body will allow the winning ISL club to represent India in the AFC Champions League play-offs, and the I-League winner will get to play in the AFC Cup play-off
AFC Cup tie between North Korea's 4.25 SC, Lebanon's Al Ahed moved to Malaysia after blacked out World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said the AFC Cup match between North Korea's 4.25 SC and Al Ahed from Lebanon would take place in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on 4 November.
I-League, ISL club representatives to meet with AIFF officials in Malaysia to discuss future of Indian football
A roadmap of the country's domestic football structure will be discussed in a meeting of the I-League and Indian Super League clubs with the officials of the AIFF and the Asian Football Confederation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: North, South Korea to play first men's fixture in Pyongyang as political tensions simmer
Pyongyang refused to host matches against South Korea for decades, moving its home qualifiers to neutral venues in China and only allowing a pro-unification friendly in 1990
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says anything is possible in football after India hold Qatar to goalless draw
While Qatar are still leading the pack with four points from two matches, India are currently at the fourth spot with one point from two matches
FIFA/AFC have recommended a unified league to AIFF from 2019-2020 season featuring 10 ISL teams and two others. Adding two teams each season, the total number of clubs in the top tier league should reach 16 for the 2021/2022 season by which time the promotion/relegation system kicks in.