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The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has named Vietnamese striker Huynh Nhu among the six leading Asian stars who are poised to have a huge impact at the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

AFC thanks Vietnam for successfully hosting Group I of AFC Cup 2022

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has sent a thank you letter to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) for successfully organising Group I matches of AFC Cup 2022 which took place in Ho Chi Minh City from June 24-30.

Asian Football Confederation: Vietnam doesn't fear Japan or China

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said the Vietnamese football team is not afraid of any rival in the final qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Asia.



AFC: Vietnam likely to play at neutral venue in third WC qualifiers

The Vietnamese national football team may be forced to play their qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup 2022 at a neutral venue if local stadiums currently fail to meet the criteria set by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Vietnam could be granted large bonus at AFC Asian Cup 2023

Players called up to the Vietnamese national football team have the chance to receive a significant bonus if they win the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup in China.

AFC names Tien Linh as key Vietnamese player ahead of World Cup qualifiers

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have published an article on their website, anticipating Vietnamese striker Nguyen Tien Linh would be among stars in the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Vietnam may go to the UAE for World Cup 2022 qualifier

The Vietnamese team is likely to go to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to play the remaining match in Group G in the 2022 World Cup qualifying round.

Football game between Vietnam-Malaysia postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic

A football match between Vietnam and Malaysia will not take place on March 31 as planned because of complications of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Three major goals ahead for Vietnamese football in 2021

Progressing through the Asian region’s second round of qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup, competently organising the 2021 V.League 1 season, 

Two VN football teams among most popular in Asia

Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) FC and Hanoi FC have been listed among the 10 Southeast Asian clubs that will compete for the title of Asia’s Most Popular Football Club.

National squad to gather in mid-November ahead of international tournaments

The Vietnamese men’s national football team will hold a short training camp in mid-November following the conclusion of the V.League 1 season with the aim of preparing for upcoming international tournaments.

AFC endorses full membership of Elite Youth Scheme to VFF

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has conferred the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) with the AFC Elite Youth Scheme full membership status.

Cong Vinh’s goal advances to Asian Cup Greatest Goals semi-finals

Le Cong Vinh's stunning strike at the 2007 Asian Cup has successfully made it into the semi-finals of the Asian Cup Greatest Goals Bracket Challenge, an online poll conducted by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

AFC to consider postponing U19 Champs 2020

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have stated that they are considering a postponement to the U19 Championship 2020 and several other tournaments due to complicated developments of COVID-19.

Vietnam could wait until 2022 for World Cup qualifiers

FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have revealed that they are set to reschedule the Vietnam national team’s remaining 2022 World Cup qualifying fixtures against Malaysia, Indonesia, and the UAE to next year.

AFC meeting suggests solutions to help Asian football recover

The Executive Committee of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) convened an online meeting on July 23, seeking ways to help the regional football recover from COVID-19 impact.


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

Van Quyet strike named among five best acrobatic goals by AFC

Nguyen Van Quyet’s stunning strike against Ceres Negros FC of the Philippines in 2017 has been listed among the five best acrobatic goals, announced the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

AFF Cup 2020 prepared to maintain tournament schedule

Following discussions conducted by the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF), the football organisation has decided that the regional tournament will continue to run in line with its current format, 

AFC names 14 players to watch ahead of V.League 1 return

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has listed the most exciting players from each of the country’s 14 V.League 1 football teams ahead of the return of the 2020 season on June 5.