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January 10, 2019 6:19 AM How India, UAE, Thailand and Bahrain can qualify for round of 16

After four matches of the group stages in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup, all four teams are in with a chance of making the round of 16. Thailand gave themselves a lifeline with a 1-0 win against Bahrain, while hosts UAE's 2-0 win meant India were denied an opportunity to put themselves into the second round. UAE now lead the group, but aren't yet through 115

November 17, 2018 5:30 PM Rhyan Grant, Craig Goodwin called up for Tim Cahill's Socceroos farewell

A-League stars Rhyan Grant and Craig Goodwin have been included in a 24-man Socceroos squad to face Lebanon on Tuesday, with Tom Rogic and Robbie Kruse omitted to rest minor injuries. Sydney FC defender Grant and Adelaide United winger Goodwin come in, along with Tim Cahill who will be making his 108th and final appearance for Australia when farewelled 96

July 2, 2018 7:20 PM A two-goal comeback after 48 years, and a new high for AFC

Belgium are the first team to have come back from a 2-0 deficit and registered a win in a World Cup game in 48 years, emulating Germany's quarterfinal win over England in 1970, when they won 3-2 in extra-time after trailing 2-0 at one stage. Japan have been knocked out in the round of 16 for the third time, after losing to Turkey in 2002 and Paraguay 62

March 5, 2018 4:44 AM AFC Cup matches in Iraq postponed until after FIFA Council meets

(Reuters) - Two AFC Cup matches involving Iraqi clubs have been postponed until April in the hope that FIFA will lift a ban on the country hosting competitive international games, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Monday. Al Zawraa were scheduled to host Bahraini side Manama Club on Tuesday, while Air Force Club’s home game against Malkiya 56

November 11, 2017 1:42 PM Lebanon 'stronger' than Bahrain

Head coach V. Sundramoorthy insists that Singapore have a strong chance of beating group leaders Bahrain in Tuesday's 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier, having pushed "stronger" Lebanon all the way in last week's friendly. An early Lebanese goal was enough to see off the Lions in Thursday's match at the National Stadium. But, despite the fact that Singapore 43

July 16, 2017 2:47 PM Suzuki Cup champs Thailand beat Belarus on pens, retain King's Cup

Southeast Asian champions Thailand retained the King's Cup after defeating Belarus in Sunday's final in Bangkok. The Thais, who won their second consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup last December, prevailed 5-4 on penalties after the game finished 0-0. The triumph came after Milovan Rajevac's side had defeated North Korea 3-0 in Friday's semifinal. The Serbian 51

June 8, 2017 8:14 AM Ong Kim Swee takes Malaysia U22 to China, looks ahead to SEA Games

Malaysia's under-22 squad departed for China on Thursday for an important tour to build confidence ahead of August's Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur. Datuk Ong Kim Swee is back as Harimau Muda coach after 18 months as senior boss, and will hope to replicate his SEA Games success from 2011 on home soil. They are also preparing for the 2018 AFC Asian 60

May 9, 2017 8:20 AM Malaysian Sports Minister Khairy wants Pyongyang security for qualifier

The Malaysian government wants security confirmation from its North Korean counterparts when the national team travels to Pyongyang for a rescheduled 2019 Asian Cup qualifier on June 8. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) gave the green light for Harimau Malaysia to travel to the Republic for the Group B match after Football Association of Malaysia 80

April 24, 2017 1:48 PM Malaysia ask AFC to play Asian Cup qualifiers at Johor's Larkin Stadium

The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) have asked the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for permission to shift their national team home base from Kuala Lumpur to Larkin Stadium in Johor Bahru. This would start with the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Lebanon on June 13. There were ominous signs that such a request was on the cards after the Malaysian 59

March 21, 2017 5:44 AM Safety first for South Korea ahead of China, North Korea games

SEOUL South Korea is taking steps to ensure the safety of its soccer players and fans as national men's and women's teams prepare for matches in China and North Korea amid tense diplomatic relations between the Asian neighbors. Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Tuesday it had asked North Korea to provide safety assurances for its players ahead of next month's 43