Asian Football Confederation (AFC)

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will launch a women’s Champions League competition from 2023 in a bid to strengthen female football across the continent.

LaLigaSportsTV, the OTT streaming platform of LaLiga, has acquired broadcast rights in Spain and Andorra to Asia’s AFC Champions League from 2021 to 2024.

Saudi Arabian state-owned media company Saudi Sports Company has acquired media rights for Asian Football Confederation competitions in the 2021-24 cycle

Neom, the new region being built by the Saudi Arabian government in the country's north west, has agreed a deal to become a global partner of the Asian Football Confederation

Embattled Chinese Super League football club Jiangsu FC has withdrawn from this year's Asian Football Confederation Champions League

The Asian Football Confederation has awarded the hosting rights of the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2022 to the Uzbekistan Football Association, marking the first time the tournament will be staged in the Central…

The Asian Football Confederation has named sports broadcaster TV Start as their new media partner in Russia and the CIS territories. TV Start will show the AFC’s major competitions from 2021 to 2024.

The Asian Football Confederation has confirmed the centralised venues for the Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup matches, scheduled to take place from May 31 to June 15

The Asian Football Confederation has confirmed the venues for the AFC Champions League 2021 group stages

Saudi Arabia's bid to host Asia’s continental football championship, the AFC Asian Cup, in 2027 contains a broader plan to become a centre for learning and development for the Asian football industry. Tom King reports.

The Asian Football Confederation has confirmed most of the hosts for the AFC Cup 2021 group stage, following a bidding process. Group A, in the West Zone, will be hosted in Manama, Bahrain

Four Asian Football Confederation qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup are to go ahead next month, in spite of the majority of the qualifying matches having been postponed until June.

The Asian Football Confederation qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup have been postponed until June and are set to be played in a centralised format, according to a report by Reuters

Pay-television broadcaster C More has acquired rights in Finland and Sweden to the Asian Football Confederation’s club and national teams competitions across the 2021-24 cycle.

Chinese FA Cup winners Shandong Luneng have been expelled from this year’s AFC Champions League after the confederation removed the club’s licence.

T Sports, a new sports broadcaster in Bangladesh that launched last year, has acquired Asian Football Confederation national team and club competition media rights in a four-year deal for the 2021-24 cycle

The group stages of the AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup will be played in centralised 'hubs' this year due to due to ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions