Qatari goal machine Ali targets Europe move before 2022 World Cup

Qatari goal machine Ali targets Europe move before 2022 World Cup

Almoez Ali brushed off a row about his eligibility to scoop an Asian Cup winner’s medal and smash a 23-year-old scoring record on Friday, confirming that Qatar have a potential star in the making for when they host the 2022 World Cup. (Feb 02, 2019 07:31:08)


Clinical Japan stun Iran 3-0 to reach Asian Cup final

  Jan 29, 2019 07:01:12
Striker Yuya Osako scored twice in 11 second-half minutes to help send four-times champions Japan into the final of the Asian Cup with a 3-0 victory over tournament favourites Iran on Monday. 

National squad receive hero welcome back home after amazing Asian Cup run

  Jan 26, 2019 16:27:02
NDO – Thousands of Vietnamese football supporters flocked to Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi on January 26 to welcome the national squad home after a stunning journey at the Asian Cup 2019. 

Vietnamese striker tops best goal poll for Asian Cup’s Round of 16

  Jan 26, 2019 16:09:32
NDO/VNA – The goal scored by Vietnamese striker Nguyen Cong Phuong at the 51st minute in the Vietnam - Jordan match has been selected as the best goal of the AFC Asian Cup 2019’s Round of 16. 

Hatem wonder strike secures Qatar upset of Republic of Korea

  Jan 26, 2019 07:22:16
Qatar's Abdulaziz Hatem scored with a stunning late strike as the 2022 World Cup hosts upset Son Heung-min's Republic of Korea 1-0 to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup for the first time on Friday. 

Park Hang-seo: “I am proud of my players”

  Jan 25, 2019 11:18:51
NDO – Vietnam head coach Park Hang-seo has said that he is satisfied with how his players performed during the Asian Cup quarterfinal match against powerhouse Japan on January 24, despite their missing out on a place in the last four. 

Iran steamroller China to reach semi-finals of Asian Cup

  Jan 25, 2019 06:27:18
Regional heavyweights Iran underlined their Asian Cup title credentials with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Marcello Lippi’s China on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the continental championship for the first time since 2004. 

Vietnam’s fairytale Asian Cup run ends as Japan need VAR penalty to advance

  Jan 24, 2019 22:19:38
NDO – Vietnam’s fairytale run at the 2019 Asian Cup came to an end on January 24 after Park Hang-seo’s side suffered a regrettable 0-1 defeat against powerhouse Japan in a thrilling last eight clash that saw the Samurai Blue need a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) penalty to score the solitary goal. 

Vietnam vs Japan: Park’s warriors ready to upset Samurai Blue

  Jan 24, 2019 13:34:09
NDO – Vietnam will take on higher-rated Japan in the Asian Cup quarterfinals at the Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai on January 24. Tough as it may be, the Golden Dragons, who are in a comfortable mood following their round of 16 win over in-form Jordan, now stand ready to upset the Samurai Blue and deliver one of the most stunning upsets in Asian Cup history tonight. 

Vietnam coach Park aims for triumph over Japan at Asian Cup

  Jan 24, 2019 12:39:00
NDO – Vietnam head coach Park Hang-seo has declared that his side will try their best to beat Japan for a semifinal berth as the two teams clash in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Asian Cup at Dubai’s Al Maktoum Stadium at 8pm on January 24 (Vietnam time). 

Vietnam start training, confident towards Japan clash

  Jan 23, 2019 12:53:23
NDO – After a day off to regain fitness, the Vietnamese team resumed training at Humaid Al Tayer in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in preparation for the upcoming 2019 Asian Cup quarterfinal match against Japan. 

PM encourages national squad ahead of Asian Cup quarterfinal clash

  Jan 23, 2019 12:12:51
NDO – Ahead of his departure for Davos, Switzerland, to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2019, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has made a personal call to Vietnam head coach Park Hang-seo and his players, encouraging them to be confident in the upcoming Asian Cup quarterfinal clash. 

Vice-captain Xuan Truong: Vietnam determined to play well in Asian Cup quarterfinals

  Jan 23, 2019 10:59:48
NDO – Vietnam’s vice-captain Luong Xuan Truong has affirmed that the whole team will be determined to play well to continue bringing unforgettable emotions to Vietnamese fans in the Asian Cup 2019 quarterfinals. 

AFC Asian Cup: ROK, Qatar complete quarterfinal lineup

  Jan 23, 2019 07:08:40
Two-time champions the Republic of Korea (ROK) needed extra time to seal their place in the quarterfinals of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, defeating Bahrain 2-1 in their round of 16 tie at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai on Tuesday. 

UAE, Japan, Australia reach Asian Cup last eight

  Jan 22, 2019 07:27:55
United Arab Emirates' Ahmed Khalil converted an extra-time penalty to send them into the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a 3-2 win over Kyrgyzstan on Monday, keeping alive their hopes of landing the continental title on home soil.