Asian Football Confederation: News

06 Jul 2021


Mumbai, Pune to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

The 2022 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup in India will be held in Mumbai and Pune after the AFC dropped Bhubaneswar and Ahmedabad as venues to minimize participants' traveling time and ensure an "optimum environment" for a bio-secure bubble.

01 Jul 2020


India among five nations to bid for 2027 Asian Cup

India is one of the five nations to have bid for the 2027 Asian Cup hosting rights, the Asian Football Federation (AFC) has revealed.

05 Apr 2020

South Korea

India's bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2027 submitted

India has submitted its bid documents for hosting the AFC Asian Cup in 2027, a top official of the national federation confirmed.

India's FIFA World Cup qualifiers postponed: Details here

The Indian men football team's next FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar has been postponed.

18 Jun 2019

South Korea

Former UEFA boss Michel Platini arrested: Details here

Former UEFA president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators in relation to him awarding Qatar the hosting rights of the 2022 World Cup.

31 Oct 2018

Saudi Arabia

Qatar World Cup might see 48 teams: FIFA President

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the body is pondering over the possibility of 48 teams in the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

29 Sep 2018


2018-19 Indian Super League starts tonight

2018-19 Indian Super League kicks off today at 7:30 PM with the opening fixture between ATK and Kerala Blasters.

26 Sep 2018


Indonesia suspends top football league after a fan's death

The Indonesian football story isn't going down well since quite sometime.

17 Nov 2017


ISL returns for a fourth season

Indian Super League (ISL) returns for a fourth season with Kerala Blasters taking on defending champions ATK in today's opener, in a repeat of the 2016 season final.

31 Dec 2016

Puerto Rico

Another stupendous year for Indian Football

The year 2016 saw some of the most amazing football in the history of India.

06 Nov 2016


Iraq's Air Force Club lifts the 2016 AFC Cup

Sunil Chhetri led JSW Bengaluru FC's dream dashed as they lost 0-1 to Iraq's Air Force Club in the finals of 2016 AFC Cup in Doha.

20 Oct 2016


Bengaluru FC in AFC Cup finals

Bengaluru FC became the first Indian team to reach the finals of the AFC Cup after they beat defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim.