2019 Season

2019 Schedule
6-0-2, 1st in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
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1dReuters

Iran, China, Vietnam progress in Asian WCQ

On a night when eight places in the 12-team third round were unclaimed at kick-off, Iran, China and Vietnam all secured spots in the next stage.

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India among five bids to host 2027 Asian Cup

India is one of five nations to have expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday.

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1yReuters

Iran tells FIFA women can attend matches

Iran has given FIFA a written commitment that women will be allowed to attend matches in the domestic club league, a source said on Friday.

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2yJohn Duerden

Iran continues ban on female soccer fans

The Iranian domestic league resumed on Sunday and Monday with women fans barred from entering stadiums up and down the country.

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2yReuters

Women snap up Iran qualifer tickets in minutes

Iranian women have snapped up tickets for Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Cambodia in Tehran after they were released for sale online.

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2yAssociated Press

Hong Kong fans turn back on Chinese anthem

Thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier.

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2yReuters

Iranian women allowed to attend WC qualifier

Iranian women fans will be allowed to attend a men's football World Cup qualifying match in the Islamic Republic in October.

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Colombia present Queiroz as new head coach

Colombia present former Real Madrid and Portugal boss Carlos Queiroz as national team coach on a contract that runs until the 2022 World Cup.

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2yReuters

Asian Cup: Iran, Japan advance to semifinals

Kim Jin-su's header took South Korea past stubborn Bahrain and Qatar wrestled their way past Iraq as the victors move to the quarterfinals.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Goal Difference30
Goals Scored34
Assists0
Goals Conceded4