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South Korea sack Klinsmann after Asian Cup exit

The Korea Football Association (KFA) sacked national team coach Jürgen Klinsmann on Friday, after their semi-final exit at the Asian Cup and amid criticism of his leadership.

Asian Cup champions Qatar celebrate at victory parade in Doha (0:55)
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Qatar hero Afif eyes Europe after final hat trick

After netting a hat trick in Qatar's 3-2 Asian Cup final win over Jordan, Akram Afif has said that he'd be open to playing in Europe again but that the decision is not his alone to make.


Holders Qatar edge Iran to reach Asian Cup final

Hosts and defending champions Qatar beat Iran 3-2 in a thrilling Asian Cup semifinal on Wednesday at Al Thumama Stadium where striker Almoez Ali scored the winner to set up a title clash with Jordán.

Klinsmann 'not planning' on resigning after South Korea exit Asian Cup (0:36)
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Angry Klinsmann not resigning after S. Korea exit

Jürgen Klinsmann has accepted responsibility as coach for South Korea's Asian Cup semifinal elimination at the hands of Jordán but will not resign.


Jordan stun S. Korea to reach 1st Asian Cup final

Jordan upset South Korea 2-0 in their Asian Cup semifinal on Tuesday at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium where Yazan Al-Naimat and Musa Al-Tamari scored second-half goals to guide the Middle Eastern country into the final for the first time.

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Iran boss: Asian Cup a last dance for ageing team

Amir Ghalenoel has said that the 2023 Asian Cup may represent the "last dance" for several members of his veteran squad ahead of their semifinal clash with the host nation and defending champions Qatar on Wednesday evening.