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AFC welcomes FIFA's consultation process on hosting World Cup every two years
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AFC welcomes FIFA's consultation process on hosting World Cup every two years

The AFC said it applauds the spirit of partnership and strong principles of inclusivity, which FIFA's consultative approach seeks to achieve.

ISL organisers FSDL acquire media rights for AFC competitions in four-year agreement
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ISL organisers FSDL acquire media rights for AFC competitions in four-year agreement

The deal is the first long-term agreement with Football Marketing Asia, the exclusive commercial partner of the AFC.

Asian Champions League: AFC confirm revised group, schedule after Australian clubs pull out of tournament
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Asian Champions League: AFC confirm revised group, schedule after Australian clubs pull out of tournament

Sydney FC, Melbourne City and Brisbane Roar placed in the top six in the A-League regular season to qualify for the domestic playoffs, which start 11 June and are scheduled to conclude on 26 June, clashing with the Champions League preliminary and playoff stages, and prompting their withdrawal from the tournament on Friday.

Australian sides pull out of AFC Champions League after schedule rejig due to COVID-19
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Australian sides pull out of AFC Champions League after schedule rejig due to COVID-19

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced the withdrawals, but did not give any explanation.

Indian football team to leave for Qatar on 19 May for World Cup Qualifiers
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Indian football team to leave for Qatar on 19 May for World Cup Qualifiers

India are already out of the reckoning for a 2022 FIFA World Cup berth but are still in contention for a 2023 Asian Cup spot in the joint qualifiers.

AFC chief Shaikh Salman Al Khalifa condoles death of former India footballer Fortunato Franco
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AFC chief Shaikh Salman Al Khalifa condoles death of former India footballer Fortunato Franco

One of India's finest mid-fielders, Franco was a part of Indian football's golden era between 1960-64.

AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC promises 'strictest action' after club forced to leave Maldives over COVID breaches
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AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC promises 'strictest action' after club forced to leave Maldives over COVID breaches

Bengaluru were to face home side Eagles FC in a play-off on Tuesday, but the Maldives government ordered them to leave Sunday for breaking pandemic guidelines set up for the visiting teams.

AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC's playoff match against Club Eagles rescheduled to 11 May
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AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC's playoff match against Club Eagles rescheduled to 11 May

In their last outing, BFC thrashed Nepal's Tribhuvan Army FC 5-0 in Bambolim, Goa.

AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC's play-off match indefinitely postponed, says report
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AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC's play-off match indefinitely postponed, says report

Abahani were scheduled to host Eagles on April 14 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka but the countrywide lockdown due to the pandemic forced the hosts to suspend the match.

FIFA suspends Pakistan's membership in row over national football federation's elections
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FIFA suspends Pakistan's membership in row over national football federation's elections

Pakistan football has been run by a FIFA-appointed committee since 2019, but members were evicted from their Lahore office last week by a group claiming to have held legitimate elections.

Indian football team's remaining FIFA World Cup qualifiers to be held in Qatar
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Indian football team's remaining FIFA World Cup qualifiers to be held in Qatar

As per the original schedule, the Indian team would have played against Qatar at home, Bangladesh away and Afghanistan at home, but the global pandemic has forced radical changes in the fixtures.

AFC Champions League 2021 east zone games postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
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AFC Champions League 2021 east zone games postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Matches for 40 clubs spread across 10 groups in the continent's top club competition had been due to start in east and west zones in April in centralised venues.

Shanghai Port get Asian Champions League spot after expulsion of Shandong Taishan
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Shanghai Port get Asian Champions League spot after expulsion of Shandong Taishan

Shanghai, who initially missed out on the AFC tournament after finishing fourth in last year's domestic championship, have now been given a berth in the play-offs in April.

Chinese Super League: Shandong Luneng barred from participating in Asian Champions League
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Chinese Super League: Shandong Luneng barred from participating in Asian Champions League

Asia's premier club tournament kicks off in mid-April, with group stage matches taking place in one West Asian and one East Asian hub.

2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup in India to be held from 20 January to 6 February
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2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup in India to be held from 20 January to 6 February

Women's Asian Cup will feature 12 teams, expanded from eight in the previous edition.

AFC Cup 2021: ATK Mohun Bagan grouped with Bangladesh's Basundhara Kings, Maldives' Maziya S&RC
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AFC Cup 2021: ATK Mohun Bagan grouped with Bangladesh's Basundhara Kings, Maldives' Maziya S&RC

The group stage draw of the continent's second-tier club competition involving 39 teams — an increase of three from 2019 — was held online.

AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa clubbed with last year’s runners-up Persepolis FC in upcoming 40-team continental event
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AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa clubbed with last year’s runners-up Persepolis FC in upcoming 40-team continental event

FC Goa had become the first Indian club to directly qualify for the group stage of the ACL by virtue of finishing on top of the points table at the end of the league phase.

AIFF extends term of its executive commitee; president Praful Patel says he will not contest future elections
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AIFF extends term of its executive commitee; president Praful Patel says he will not contest future elections

AIFF president Praful Patel on Monday said he will not contest elections as and when they are held as he is not eligible

Global footballers union FIFPRO says players concerned over Qatar trip for Asian Champions League
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Global footballers union FIFPRO says players concerned over Qatar trip for Asian Champions League

FIFPRO said it was "disappointed and concerned" about the lack of consultation, adding that players had complained about the risks of travelling and about quarantine periods that will interfere with family life, games and training.

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.