Hundreds of Indian fans launched celebrations after their team held World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar to a goalless draw in Doha in a preliminary qualifying match for the flagship tournament.
Almoez Ali grabbed a hat-trick as Qatar started their build-up to the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Cup in emphatic fashion, routing minnows Afghanistan 6-0 in a joint qualifying Group E clash in Doha on Thursday.
China coach Marcello Lippi says that he is finally starting to see growth as the Asian giants open their bid to reach the FIFA World Cup for just the second time later this month.
The South Korean midfielder for Valencia, Kang-in Lee, has been called up by the coach for two matches for the senior team. One of them is a World Cup 2022 qualifier so the player will have to give it his all.
China named Elkeson in their squad for their opening World Cup qualifier with the Brazilian poised to be the first without Chinese ancestry to play for the country.
AFC nations have discovered their opponents for the second round of Qatar 2022 qualifying, with Australia to face Jordan.
North and South Korea will face off in politically-charged World Cup qualifiers after being drawn in the same group Wednesday, while arch-rivals Iran and Iraq will also meet.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has put pressure on Iran in an attempt to ensure that the country will allow female football fans to attend matches in the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, according to a letter sent to the Iranian Football Federation and seen by AFP.
Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro on Sunday said that he was quitting as coach of China after just two matches in charge, both 1-0 home defeats.
PFA hit out at FIFA, FFA for backing Sheikh Salman in AFC re-elections after Hakeem al-Araibi ordeal
AFC president Sheikh Salman Ibrahim Al-Khalifa is running for re-election, despite controversy over the Hakeem al-Araibi case.