2019 Schedule

2019 Schedule
1-0-3, 5th in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
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Iran, China, Vietnam progress in Asian WCQ

On a night when eight places in the 12-team third round were unclaimed at kick-off, Iran, China and Vietnam all secured spots in the next stage.

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2yJohn Duerden

China star sacked after police fine for car breach

Guangzhou Evergrande have sacked Yu Hanchou after video that allegedly showed him changing his car registration plate number circulated online.

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Hong Kong fans boo China anthem before match

Hong Kong football fans booed as the Chinese national anthem was played on Wednesday before their team's 2-0 loss to China in South Korea.

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China to host 24-team Club World Cup in 2021

China will host the Club World Cup in its new expanded format in 2021, FIFA announced following a council meeting in Shanghai on Thursday.

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Hong Kong fans turn back on Chinese anthem

Thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Goal Difference27
Goals Scored30
Goals Conceded3