Latest AFC Asian Cup News

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Guangzhou, Seoul close in on Asian CL final spots

ESPN staff | September, 25 2013

Guangzhou Evergrande and FC Seoul closed in on a spot in the Asian Champions League final after recording semi-final first leg victories on Wednesday. Guangzhou, managed by former Juventus and Italy coach Marcello Lippi, made a giant stride to...

Three officials withdrawn from AFC Cup duty

ESPN staff | April, 3 2013

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has said that three Lebanese match officials have been withdrawn from refereeing an AFC Cup match.

Asian Cup: Saudi Arabia earn winning start

February, 6 2013

Former champions Saudi Arabia got their qualifying campaign for the 2015 Asian Cup off to a winning start with a 2-1 triumph over China.

Saudi Arabia sack beleaguered coach Rijkaard

ESPN staff | January, 16 2013

Former Barcelona boss Frank Rijkaard has been sacked as coach of Saudi Arabia, the nation's football federation has announced.

Asian Cup: Iraq and Saudi Arabia drawn together

October, 9 2012

Iraq and Saudi Arabia have been drawn in the same qualifying group for the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia.

AFC Cup final preview: Talajic in bullish mood

October, 28 2011

Boss Dragan Talajic is confident Kuwait SC can overcome a number of setbacks to lift the AFC Cup for the second time in three years when they take on Nasaf in Saturday's final at Karshi Central Stadium.

Robson and assistant leave Thailand post

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 8 2011

Both head coach Bryan Robson and assistant Steve Darby have left their posts with Thailand national team "by mutual consent" according to reports.

Houghton: Not a racist bone in my body

ESPNsoccernet staff | February, 26 2011

Indian football coach Bob Houghton has vehemently denied accusations of racism, claiming that he 'does not have a racist bone in his body.'

Questions remain after Qatar ticket farce

ESPNsoccernet staff | January, 31 2011

Qatar's first chance to prove they were ready to host the World Cup in 2022 ended in embarrassment as the final of the Asian Cup was marred by accusations of incompetence over ticketing arrangements.

Zaccheroni delighted

January, 29 2011

Japan boss Alberto Zaccheroni saluted a heroic effort from his players after Tadahari Lee's goal in the second period of extra-time secured a record fourth Asian Cup triumph with a 1-0 win over Australia.

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