The Asian Cup, run by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), is Asia’s most significant sporting event. The winning team becomes the champion of Asia and automatically qualifies for the FIFA Confederations Cup. The last Asian Cup was held in Australia in 2015, the next will be held in the UAE in 2019.
The eleventh edition of Asia Cup was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 11 to 22 March 2012. Pakistan and Bangladesh qualified to play in the final of the eleventh edition, Bangladesh had beaten India and Sri Lanka to book its place in the final for the first time in the history of the tournament. Pakistan beat Bangladesh after a thrilling final over, winning their second Asia Cup.
Asian teams have had a long but mixed history at the World Cup and Goal Singapore looks back at five memorable moments that shaped the continent's foo.
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Pele won the first of three World Cup aged just 17 and went on to become a global star thanks to his unerring knack at finding the net. The Brazil striker, who played club football for Santos and.
Cameroon qualified for World Cup for the first time in 1982 and it was the first African team to reach the World Cup quarter-final and this affected positively the history of African football because FIFA increased the number of African teams in World Cup. The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are the greatest African team of all-time in overall history and history of World Cup final tournament.
The EFL Cup is the English Football League's main cup competition and involves all 92 Premier League and EFL clubs, culminating in a showpiece final at Wembley Stadium. The competition is played in a straight knockout format and runs over seven rounds beginning in August. Premier League clubs who.
The introduction of football in Japan is officially credited by the Japan Football Association, and numerous academic papers and books on the history of association football in Japan, to then Lieutenant-Commander Archibald Lucius Douglas of the Royal Navy and his subordinates, who from 1873 taught the game and its rules to Japanese navy cadets while acting as instructors at the Imperial.