Thailand will tighten up their defence for tonight’s match against Iraq in their second match of King’s Cup football tournament at Rajamangala Stadium. The match will kick off at 6.45 pm with live coverage on Thai TV Channel 7.
AFC has announced the seedings and the revised qualification process for national teams for the AFC Asian Cup 2011 and AFC Challenge Cup 2008.
The 30 goals scored by former Iran hero Ali Daei looks like an unbreakable record, one that will stand the test of time in FIFA World Cup qualifying. Daei scored seven and four during the qualifiers for USA ’94 and France ’98 respectively, then added 10 during Korea/Japan preliminaries to tie Kazu Miura’s milestone of 21 goals before moving out on his own with nine more ahead of Germany 2006.
Thailand will open their King’s Cup campaign against Uzbekistan at Rajamangala Stadium on Saturday.
AFC Champions League ever-presents Pakhtakor will begin the defence of their Commonwealth of Independent States Cup title on January 19 when they take on Ukrainian outfit Dynamo Kiev, the club of Uzbek international striker Maksim Shatskikh.
The draw for the 2008 AFC Champions League at AFC House on Monday set up a number of mouth watering fixtures including a rematch between 2007 ACL runners-up Sepahan and Syrian side Al Ittihad, who lost home and away to the Iranians in this year’s event.
Asian Cup quarter-finalists Uzbekistan have replaced Singapore in the four-nation King’s Cup starting this weekend in Bangkok, an official said on Monday.
Second seed Alla Kudryavtseva got off to a winning start as the 9th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge got under way at the Al Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa on Monday.