2019 Schedule

2019 Schedule
6-0-2, 1st in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
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4dAdwaidh Rajan

UAE, Vietnam set up a do-or-die clash

Australia were the only team to make the final 12 on Matchday 9 of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in Asia, meaning there are eight spots up for grabs.

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2yReuters

AFC to probe sandal throwing at Asian Cup

The Asian Football Confederation has launched an investigation into the throwing of shoes at Qatar players in the Asian Cup semifinal against UAE.

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2yReuters

Asia: Qatar dodge sandals, UAE to reach final

Qatar defied sandal-throwing local fans to storm into the Asian Cup final for the first time with a 4-0 win over hosts United Arab Emirates.

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4yPaul Murphy

Asian Cup will spark football boom - AFC

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have revealed ambitious plans to use the expanded 2019 Asian Cup to make football Asia's number one sport.

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4yMichael Church

Aussie Sam Kerr finalist for top Asian award

After being snubbed by FIFA, Ausralia and Perth Glory star Sam Kerr is on the three-player shortlist for the Asian Women's Player of the Year.

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4yJohn Duerden

Bauza replaces Van Marwijk as Saudi boss

Just over a week after guiding Saudi Arabia to a fifth World Cup, Bert van Marwijk has been replaced as head coach by Argentina's Edgardo Bauza.

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4yMichael Church

Japan book World Cup spot, Koreans held

Japan beat Australia to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, China won to keep their hopes alive, as South Korea drew in the penultimate round on Thursday.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Goal Difference15
Goals Scored20
Assists0
Goals Conceded5