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Mohammad Al Sahlawi scored five times as Saudi Arabia demolished East Timor 10-0 in the AFC section of World Cup qualifying.
Jordan moved four points clear of Australia at the top of Group B of AFC 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying after beating Tajikistan 3-0.
Group A leader Saudi Arabia came from a goal down to earn a 2-1 victory over United Arab Emirates in the AFC's second round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, the...
Japan recorded a 6-0 win over Afghanistan to maintain its unbeaten record in AFC World Cup qualifying Group E.
Qatar romped to a 15-0 win over Bhutan in the first home game of its 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign - as 75 goals were amassed in the latest AFC zone...

Guam, Hong Kong and Syria shine

Guam made history, while Hong Kong and Syria romped to victories over Bhutan and Afghanistan when the Asian Confederatoin's World Cup qualification group stages...
Radamel Falcao sent a timely reminder to Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Friday (AEDT) as he scored a double in Colombia's 6-0 demolition of Bahrain.

Exclusive - Ebrahim Al Mishkhas

Bahrain must beat Australia to progress to the quarter-finals. Scott McIntyre...

Exclusive - Salman Sharida

Bahrain must beat Australia to progress to the quarter-finals. Scott McIntyre...

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Colombia coach Jose Pekerman is determined to help Radamel Falcao come through "a bad moment" during the upcoming international break.
Sayed Ahmed's fortunate cross-cum-shot gifted Bahrain a 2-1 victory in its AFC Asian Cup Group C dead rubber with Qatar in Sydney on Monday.
United Arab Emirates coach Mahdi Ali wants to prepare his team to defeat Iran in its final AFC Asian Cup Group C game on Monday rather than contemplate who his...
Omar Abdulrahman and Ali Ahmed Mabkhout have inspired the United Arab Emirates to victory over Bahrain in Group C of the Asian Cup.

UAE players told to retain focus

United Arab Emirates players have been ordered to ignore the lure of the AFC Asian Cup finals when they meet unfancied Bahrain on Thursday.

Asian Cup Group C Team Profiles

2010 World Cup participant Iran is the drawcard of what is set to be an evenly contested group at the 16th Asian Cup in Australia. Our Asian expert Scott McIntyre...
United Arab Emirates has emerged as a real threat in recent times and a goalless draw at home to Australia in October and an inspired a spirited run at the Gulf...

Asian Cup Team Profile: Iran

Despite numerous 'technical' issues that significantly curtailed the team's preprations, Iran arrives at the AFC Asian Cup 2015, as the highest-ranked nation....

Asian Cup Team Profile: Qatar

Qatar arrives in Australia in great form and high on confidence after Gulf Cup title success in November. Add to that a 1-0 win over AFC Asian Cup 2015 tournament...

Asian Cup Team Profile: Bahrain

Bahrain has barely made an impact at previous Asian Cups, having only made it past the group stage in 2004, however, it has proven a tricky opponent during World...
The 2015 AFC Asian Cup could double as Australia's coming-of-age in the Asian Football Confederation, nine years after it joined.
Korea Republic heads into the Asian Cup with momentum after a 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia in its final warm-up game.
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz named his 23-man squad for the Asian Cup in Australia, led by captain Javad Nekounam.

Bahrain looks to homegrown stars

Bahrain will rely on a host of domestically-based players after coach Marjan Eid named his 23-man squad for January's AFC Asian Cup.
Bahrain laid down a marker ahead of the AFC Asian Cup with an impressive 4-1 international victory over Saudi Arabia in Geelong on Tuesday.
Attacking midfielder Khalfan Ibrahim has been recalled for Qatar's Asian Cup squad but striker Sebastian Soria missed out on selection.
Iran has summoned Bahrain's envoy to Tehran to protest what it called mistreatment of Iranian players and supporters after a 2014 World Cup qualifier in Manama.
Mile Jedinak blasted Australia to the top of Group C and into the AFC Asian Cup quarter-finals in a hard-fought 1-0 win over Bahrain on Wednesday.

How Australia, Bahrain shape up

This is how Australia and Bahrain shape up for their AFC Asian Cup final Group C clash in Doha on Wednesday (AEDT).

Osieck unfazed by Bahrain bomber

A four-goal performance will put any player on a coach's radar but Bahrain striker Ismail Abdullatif doesn't exactly have Australia boss Holger Osieck on red alert.