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/ 162 days ago

Asian Cup takes the world by storm: Record-breaking viewership

The 2023 Asian Cup is currently experiencing record interest during the competition in Qatar. Tournament officials recently reported that attendance figures have already set a new record. 1.06 million fans entered stadium in the Middle Eastern nation during the round-robin stage and the round of 16. This was slightly higher than the previous record set […]


/ 212 days ago

Inter Miami cashing in on Messi with expanded Asian tour

Inter Miami has officially announced a new addition to their preseason friendly fixture list. The Major League Soccer side recently announced a matchup with the El Salvador national team on Jan. 19. This match is happening in the Central American nation. Miami is then playing two games in Saudi Arabia and one in Hong Kong. […]


/ 227 days ago

Messi linked to 2024 return to Hong Kong for revived tournament

Lionel Messi and Inter Miami could be preparing for another game in Hong Kong. His side, Inter Miami, is in talks to take part in the much-awaited 2024 Lunar New Year Cup, according to rumors from Asia. The 36-year-old’s prospective presence would be his second trip to Hong Kong, having visited the city in 2014. […]


/ 258 days ago

Algeria blocked from hosting Palestine World Cup Qualifiers

With Palestine entrenched in a war against Israel, Algeria stepped forward to offer to host the Middle Eastern country's World Cup qualifying games. There is seemingly no chance of the country hosting games given its current state. Moreover, the World Cup qualifying games in Asia start during the November international break. Palestine has games against […]


/ 488 days ago

Russia could play in Asian tournament this summer

Russia's national soccer team looks set to play meaningful games once again this summer in an Asian tournament. Since February 2022, FIFA banned the nation from official competition under the FIFA umbrella. However, now it seems as if Russia will be playing in an Asian tournament in June. The Central Asian Football Association Championships launch […]


/ 563 days ago

Russia soccer contemplates leaving UEFA to join AFC

Russia is considering a switch away from UEFA in order to join the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The Russian Football Union (RFU) has already supposedly scheduled a meeting to discuss the potential move. Sources at ESPN claim that the summit will take place on Friday. The Russia national soccer team, as well as all clubs […]


/ 908 days ago

AFC Women's Asian Cup on Paramount+ starts Thursday, Jan. 20

Here in the United States, AFC Women's Asian Cup games on Paramount+ begin Thursday, January 20. China PR takes on Chinese Taipei in the opening fixture from India. CBS acquired the rights to broadcast Asian Football Confederation (AFC) tournaments up until 2024. This, of course, gives CBS exclusive rights to broadcast the tournament in the […]


/ 5661 days ago

Manchester United Announce 2009 Asia Summer Tour

Manchester United has announced that the club will be playing several friendlies in Asia during the summer of 2009. The projected dates for the summer tour, as of press time, are: Malaysia – July 18, Malaysia XI v Man United Indonesia – July 20, Indonesia XI v Man United Korea – July 24, FC Seoul […]