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Coronavirus-struck defending champions Al Hilal kicked out of Asian Champions League with depleted squad
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Coronavirus-struck defending champions Al Hilal kicked out of Asian Champions League with depleted squad

Al Hilal were "deemed to have withdrawn from the competition" after failing to name the required 13 players for their AFC Champions League (West) Group B match in Doha.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia's football body officially cancels AFC Cup, postpones Champions League matches
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia's football body officially cancels AFC Cup, postpones Champions League matches

The region's second-tier club competition has been frozen since March, and is due to resume next month in four host countries. However, three of the nine groups remain without a home.

VAR to make debut in AFC Champions League, to be used from this year's quarter-final stage
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VAR to make debut in AFC Champions League, to be used from this year's quarter-final stage

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia's FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers postponed to 2021 over pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia's FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers postponed to 2021 over pandemic

FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation said the matches were postponed "with the aim of protecting the health and safety of all participants".

Sports ministry to form five zonal talent hunt committees in bid to find best footballing talent
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Sports ministry to form five zonal talent hunt committees in bid to find best footballing talent

Rijiju said the talent hunt initiative, to be funded by the Sports Authority of India under the Khelo India Programme in partnership with the All India Football Federation, will be the "most aggressive exercise" ever done. The committees will be formed in the next few months.

ISL: FSDL approves 3+1 foreign player rule with aim of 'increased participation' from Indian footballers
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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
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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.

India awarded hosting rights of 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup; to host tournament for first time since 1979
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India awarded hosting rights of 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup; to host tournament for first time since 1979

The Asian Football Confederation has awarded the hosting rights of the 2022 Women's Asian Cup to India for the first time since 1979.

AIFF Technical Committee recommends implementation of AFC's rule on limiting foreign players in domestic leagues
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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
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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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Sunil Chhetri joins AFC campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Sunil Chhetri joins AFC campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19

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 Outbreak: Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia to feature in AFC's public awareness campaign about COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia to feature in AFC's public awareness campaign about COVID-19

Legendary Bhutia was Indian football's poster-boy for more than a decade before his retirement in 2011

UAE's appeal to strip Qatar of AFC Asian Cup 2019 title reaches Court of Arbitration for Sport
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UAE's appeal to strip Qatar of AFC Asian Cup 2019 title reaches Court of Arbitration for Sport

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 considering postponement of World Cup 2022 Qualifiers after coronavirus outbreak
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FIFA considering postponement of World Cup 2022 Qualifiers after coronavirus outbreak

FIFA said it would provide an update following consultations with the national associations and would continue to monitor the situation in co-operation with the World Health Organisation

Asian Football Confederation to hold emergency meeting and discuss contingency plans as coronavirus threat mounts
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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'

Asian Football Confederation hands life bans to two Laos internationals for conspiring to fix match
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Asian Football Confederation hands life bans to two Laos internationals for conspiring to fix match

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
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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.

AIFF receives Asian Football Confederation's Grassroots Charter Bronze Level membership
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AIFF receives Asian Football Confederation's Grassroots Charter Bronze Level membership

In a letter to AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das, the AFC wrote: "We are pleased to inform you that your application for membership at the Bronze level of the AFC Grassroots Charter has been approved by the AFC Grassroots Panel on 14 February 2020.''

Asian Football Confederation says match-fixing has seen sharp decline in last six years, though cryptocurrencies help illicit gambling
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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
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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