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UAE to host 2019 AFC Asian Cup

DILI (9 March 2015) – The AFC Executive Committee decided on Monday to award the hosting rights of the 2019 edition of the confederation’s flagship competition, the AFC Asian Cup, to the United Arab Emirates.  Two AFC Member Associations, the United Arab Emirates Football Association and the IR Iran Football Federation, had submitted final bids…

Selangor cop Police in MSL 2015

PETALING JAYA (8 March 2015) – There were a couple of firsts when Saturday’s (March 7) Malaysian Super League matches were played on a night when former kingpins Selangor and Pahang registered their first win in four matches while Armed Forces earned their first point from the same number of games played. Selangor handed Police…

Guangzhou best Western Sydney in five-goal thriller

SYDNEY (5 March 2015) – Guangzhou Evergrande came out on top in a battle of the past and present Asian champions as the 2013 AFC Champions League winners defeated current title holders Western Sydney Wanderers in a 3-2 victory in Australia, thanks in large part to Brazil international Ricardo Goulart’s hat-trick, that capped an enthralling series of encounters on Matchday Two of…