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Two challengers for Asian presidency

Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will face two challengers when he seeks a fresh term at an election in April, the football body said Saturday.

Asian Cup Qualification

Younghusband hoping Asian Cup berth can help grow Filipino football

The Philippines football team's captain said on Wednesday he hoped their historic first-ever qualification for the Asian Cup could be a catalyst for growth of the sport in the basketball-mad nation.

Asian Cup Qualification

North Korea v Malaysia clash postponed for third time

North Korea's Asian Cup football qualifier with Malaysia was postponed for a third time on Thursday after Malaysia imposed a ban on travel to the country, citing rising nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Asian Cup Qualification

Kyrgyzstan's clash with Myanmar cancelled due to 'terror' threat

Muslim-majority Kyrgyzstan on Monday cancelled an international football match with Myanmar over "a potential terror act", as fears grow for the Southeast Asian country's Rohingya Muslims.

Asian Cup Qualification

North Korea-Malaysia football match to be played in Pyongyang

An Asian Cup qualifier between North Korea and Malaysia will be played in Pyongyang, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced Monday, despite strained ties over an assassination in Kuala Lumpur.

Asian Cup Qualification

North Korea vs Malaysia football match set for June 8

An Asian Cup qualifier between Malaysia and North Korea which was postponed after their diplomatic ties soured will now be held on June 8, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced Wednesday.

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