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Three out of Three for Matildas

SYDNEY (5 March 2016) – Goals from Kyah Simon and Emily Van Egmond saw Australia make it three wins from as many matches at the AFC Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 qualifiers after they defeated Korea Republic 2-0 at Nagai Stadium. Simon netted after just 48 seconds before Van Egmond’s penalty just shy of…

We have improved, says Kieu Trinh

HANOI (5 March 2016) – Vietnam may be out of contention for a place at the 2016 Olympic Games, but their performances during the ongoing qualifiers in Osaka have shown Mai Duc Chung’s side are an improving nation, according to long-serving goalkeeper Dang Thi Kieu Trinh. Apart from a heavy defeat to Australia at the AFC…

MND pull off upset over Naga

PHNOM PENH (3 March 2016) – The Ministry of National Defence (MND) pulled off a stunning upset this week when they overcame favourites NagaWorld 1-0 on the second match day of the Metfone C-League at the Olympic Stadium. Following the first-half deadlock, DPR Korean striker Choe Myong-ho nodded home a corner in the 64th minute…

Matildas thump Vietnam for second win

SYDNEY (2 March 2016) – A first half hat-trick from Kyah Simon headlined Australia’s 9-0 win over Vietnam on Wednesday in the AFC Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 qualifiers as the Matildas took another step towards securing a place in Brazil later this year after recording a second consecutive win. Emily Gielnik put Australia ahead in the…

NFABD receive Grassroots Award from AFC

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (2 March 2016) – THE National FA of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) have received due recognition from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) when they were awarded with the Grassroots Award for Aspiring Member Association during the first AFC Grassroots Conference in Kuala Lumpur this week. Representing NFABD was their president HRH Prince Hj…