AFC - Japan came from two goals down to secure a place in the AFC Beach Soccer Championship Thailand 2019 semi-finals, after earning a stunning 3-2 extra time win against defending champions Islamic Republic of Iran on Thursday.
Tehran Times - Persepolis of Iran coach Branko Ivankovic looked optimistic about his side's chances to book a place in the 2019 AFC Champions League knockout stage despite losing to Al Sadd 1-0 on Tuesday.
Tehran Times - Esteghlal coach Winfried Schaefer is satisfied with his team’s performance against Al Ain of the UAE in Matchday Two of the 2019 AFC Champions League and says they are not afraid of confronting Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia.
AFC - Baghdad Bounedjah netted a dramatic late winner to give Qatar's Al Sadd a 1-0 win over Islamic Republic of Iran's Persepolis in their Group D clash on Matchday Two of the 2019 AFC Champions League.
AFC - Oman confirmed themselves as Group D winners, and inflicted the first blemish to defending champion Islamic Republic of Iran's campaign, with a 4-3 win in a high-quality AFC Beach Soccer Championship Thailand 2019 clash on Tuesday.