2019 AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup: UAE protest over eligibility of Qatar players dismissed on day of final

The United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAE FA) had protested the eligibility of Almoez Ali and Bassam Al Rawi, who helped Qatar reach their maiden final at the continental championship against Japan. 

Feb 01, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

5th Asian Cup title would be a major step for Japan, says captain Maya Yoshida

Yoshida believes that, the success of the campaign in Russia combined with a victory over Qatar at Zayed Sports City would give the team a major profile boost back home.

Jan 31, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Qatar won't be distracted from final by eligibility row, says coach Felix Sanchez

On the eve of the Asian Cup final between Qatar and Japan, the United Arab Emirates had formally questioned the eligibility of Almoez Ali 22, and Iraqi-born defender Bassam Al Rawi, 21.

Jan 31, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Gulf tensions boil over at Asian Cup as Qatar oust UAE

The crowd of 38,646 at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, was hostile to the Qatar side. 

Jan 30, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

Hosts UAE reach AFC Asian Cup last eight with extra-time penalty

The hosts set up a quater-final meeting of the Asian Cup with holders Australia in a rematch of the 2015 semi-final. 

Jan 22, 2019, 09:54 AM IST

AFC Asian Cup: Iran storm into last-eight with 2-0 win over Oman

The Iranians will return to the same stadium on Thursday to meet China in the Asian Cup quarter-finals. 

Jan 21, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Syria sack coach Bernd Stange after winless start in AFC Asian Cup

Stange, 70, had come out of retirement last year to take charge of Syria and nearly secured a maiden entry into the World Cup finals before a playoff defeat by Australia ended their hopes.

Jan 11, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: Holders Australia fall to shock Jordan loss

Bani Yaseen put his side in front when he was given the time and space to head Baha Abdelrahman`s corner home unchallenged, powering the ball beyond the flat-footed Maty Ryan.

Jan 07, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Thailand sack coach Milovan Rajevac after Asian Cup defeat to India

Rajevac`s assistant, Sirisak Yodyardthai, has been put in interim charge of Thailand, who are bottom of Group A and play Bahrain on Thursday.

Jan 07, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

India lose 1-2 to Jordan in international friendly

The game against the 112th ranked Jordan was in preparation for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Nov 18, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

Injury-hit India take on Laos in AFC Asian Cup qualifiers

The return leg is scheduled for June 7 in Guwahati.

Jun 01, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

India to play '18 FIFA WC qualifiers Rd 1 in Guwahati

 The Indian senior national football team will play their home match of the Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium at Sajusarai in Guwahati.

Feb 09, 2015, 14:49 PM IST