Update news AFC Cup

The AFC Cup's ASEAN Zone will be back in action on June 24, nearly two years after it was cancelled in 2020, featuring eleven Southeast Asian clubs battling it out for regional glory.

Vietnam face tough COVID-19 challenge ahead of Asian Cup

A COVID-19 outbreak among the Vietnamese women's team is threatening their participation in the AFC Asian Women's Cup.

U23s enter AFC Cup finals after defeating Myanmar

Vietnam’s national U23 football team have qualified for the finals of the AFC Asian Cup after beating Myanmar by a goal to nil.

U23 Vietnam vs U23 Myanmar: the match to decide ticket to AFC U23 Championships 2022’s final round

The last match in Group I of the AFC U23 Championships 2022 qualifier between U23 Vietnam and U23 Myanmar later today will decide who makes it through to the final round.

Vietnam beats Chinese Taipei 1-0 in opening match

Vietnam beat Chinese Taipei 1-0 in the first match of of Group I under the 2022 Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) U23 Asian Cup Qualifiers in Dolen Omurzakov (Kyrgyzstan) on October 27.

Vietnam to play 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifiers in Kyrgyzstan

Vietnam’s U22 players will fly to Kyrgyzstan to play 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifiers in October after Taiwan (China) recently withdrew from its hosting bid of Group I due to the resurgence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Hanoi and Sai Gon's AFC Cup matches cancelled

The 2021 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup matches in groups G, H and I of the ASEAN zone will be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Viettel FC qualify for group stage of 2021 AFC Champions League

Viettel FC will represent domestic football in the group stages of the 2021 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League after their recent glory in being crowned V.League 1 winners.

Vietnam to host AFC Cup 2020 matches in late September

Vietnam will play host to the remaining matches of Group F and Group G in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup 2020, with fixtures scheduled to take place between September 23 and 29.

Van Quyet wins AFC award for incredible acrobatic goal

Nguyen Van Quyet’s stunning strike for Hanoi FC against Ceres Negros FC of the Philippines back in 2017 has been named the best acrobatic goal scored in an Asian continental tournament, as announced by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Vietnam may host AFC Cup matches in late September

Vietnamese sides Than Quang Ninh and Ho Chi Minh City FC have plans to host all of the remaining Group F and Group G matches of the AFC Cup 2020 locally over the coming months.

AFC website praises Ho Chi Minh City FC squad


The official website of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has published an article titled “HCM City’s Tran Phi Son eyeing V.League and AFC Cup success” with the piece featuring an interview with the talented winger

Quang Hai’s goal one of 2019’s best five left-foot finishes

A goal by Nguyen Quang Hai at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup has been selected as one of the five best left foot finishes by the organisers.

10 memorable matches in Vietnamese football history

We’re all missing our footie fix but don’t despair, as we’ve put together a list of some of the most memorable matches in the national team’s modern history to help tide you over until the beautiful game returns.

Two Vietnamese among Top 10 ASEAN goal scorers in AFC Cup

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has named Vietnamese strikers Nguyen Van Quyet and Huynh Kesley Alves in the Top 10 all-time ASEAN goal scorers in the AFC Cup.

ASEAN Para Games delayed, March and April AFC Cup matches postponed

The 2020 ASEAN Para Games have been postponed to October 3 – 9 while the Asian Football Confederation has postponed all matches and events scheduled to take place in March and April 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


HCM City FC's player named among standout players of current AFC Cup campaign

Ho Chi Minh City FC winger Tran Phi Son has been listed among the standout players of the ongoing Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup 2020.

HCM City continue to play away in AFC Cup

V.League 1 side HCM City will continue their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup 2020 campaign away to Lao Toyota FC of Laos on March 10.

Vietnamese clubs move ahead of Australian sides in latest AFC rankings

The latest Asian Football Confederation (AFC) rankings have seen Vietnamese men’s football clubs move one place higher than their 2019 rankings with 28.168 points, surpassing Australian teams in the process, according to FootyRankings.

Striker Cong Phuong hailed after stellar AFC Cup performance

Renowned sporting website Live Sport Asia has published an article titled “The return of the king: Cong Phuong on the way to redo his career in Vietnam”.