Thousands of Qataris celebrate greatest triumph

Thousands of Qataris celebrate greatest triumph 1

Celebrations were set to go on all weekend in Doha as thousands of jubilant Qataris took to the streets within minutes of the country's astonishing Asian Cup final victory on Friday (Feb 1).
Penalty controversy as Japan stun Iran to reach Asian Cup final

Penalty controversy as Japan stun Iran to reach Asian Cup final

Japan benefited from a controversial penalty as they sent favourites Iran crashing 3-0 in the Asian Cup semi-finals to move within one win of a record-extending fifth title on Monday.
Arabian knights send Korea, Australia crashing out of Asian Cup

Arabian knights send Korea, Australia crashing out of Asian Cup

Asian Cup hosts UAE and Gulf rivals Qatar pulled off titanic upsets as they sent defending champions Australia and Son Heung-min's South Korea crashing out in the quarter-finals on Friday (Jan 25).
Vietnam fall short at Asian Cup quarter

Vietnam fall short at Asian Cup quarter

Vietnam were unable to make another historic milestone at the AFC Asian Cup 2019 following a 1-0 loss to four-time champions Japan in the quarter-finals at Al Maktoum Stadium, Dubai,  tonight.
Empty seats dampen Asian Cup atmosphere

Empty seats dampen Asian Cup atmosphere

Football managers used to screaming themselves hoarse during games are finding little need to reach for a post-match lozenge at the Asian Cup - where their voices echo around sparsely-populated stadia.
South Korea, Qatar qualify for Asian Cup quarter-finals

South Korea, Qatar qualify for Asian Cup quarter-finals

Title-chasing South Korea dodged a bullet to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday (Jan 22), while Qatar toppled Iraq 1-0 in a full-blooded Gulf clash.
Tours to UAE in high demand as Vietnam enters Asian Cup 2019 quarterfinals

Tours to UAE in high demand as Vietnam enters Asian Cup 2019 quarterfinals

Tours to the United Arab Emirates have been flying off the shelves after the national men’s football team earned a place at the AFC Asian Cup 2019 quarterfinals, scheduled to take place in Dubai on January 24.
Japan's Tomiyasu sends Saudis spinning out of Asian Cup

Japan's Tomiyasu sends Saudis spinning out of Asian Cup

Takehiro Tomiyasu's lone strike sent Saudi Arabia crashing out of the Asian Cup as Japan beat the three-time champions 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals on Monday (Jan 21).
Celebrations in Hanoi as Vietnam advance to quarter-finals

Celebrations in Hanoi as Vietnam advance to quarter-finals

Football fevers gripped Hanoi on Jan. 20 night as thousands of fans flocked to the streets of the capital to celebrate the country’s victory over Jordan on penalties.
China roar back from behind to reach Asian Cup quarter-finals

China roar back from behind to reach Asian Cup quarter-finals

Coach Marcello Lippi hailed China's fightback on Sunday (Jan 20) after they staged a second-half revival to beat Thailand 2-1 and reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals.
Vietnam advance to AFC Asian Cup 2019 quarterfinals

Vietnam advance to AFC Asian Cup 2019 quarterfinals

Vietnam advanced to the quarterfinals of the ongoing football tourney AFC Asian Cup 2019 with pride after a breath-taking shootout with Jordan in the evening of January 20 in the United Arab Emirates.
Vietnam can go through at Asian Cup, said Park

Vietnam can go through at Asian Cup, said Park

Vietnam coach Park Hang-seo said his team can still progress in the Asian Cup as they prepare to face Jordan.
Son sparks Koreans to Asian Cup win as Iran fire blanks

Son sparks Koreans to Asian Cup win as Iran fire blanks

An effervescent Son Heung-min inspired title-chasing South Korea to a comfortable 2-0 victory over China on Wednesday (Jan 16) to finish top of their Asian Cup group.
Vietnam beat Yemen 2-0, hopeful for berth in AFC Cup knockout stage

Vietnam beat Yemen 2-0, hopeful for berth in AFC Cup knockout stage

Vietnam defeated Yemen 2-0 in the last match of Group D in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup 2019, which was held at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in the United Arab Emirates (UEA) on January 16 (local time).
Mind the gulf as crisis-hit Qatar, Saudis clash at Asian Cup

Mind the gulf as crisis-hit Qatar, Saudis clash at Asian Cup

AL-AIN, United Arab Emirates Nineteen months of diplomatic rancour will be recast as 90 minutes of football when isolated Qatar take on Saudi Arabia in a clash bristling with political symbolism at the Asian Cup on Thursday (Jan 17).
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