April 12 – The rematch of an Indonesian club fixture that ended in one of the world’s worst stadium disasters was played on Tuesday behind closed doors.
April 17 – The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is to set a minimum wage for players in the country’s women’s top flight, the Indian Women’s League (IWL).
April 14 – A bookmaker has allegedly approached two players at Delhi FC in the Indian I-League Second Division in an attempt to fix matches, Minerva club owner Ranjit Bajaj has claimed.
April 14 – Mongolia opened its Air Dome last week with its U-17 women’s national team playing Hong Kong in a friendly.
April 6 – The Asian Cup Qatar 2023 will be played January 12 to February 10, 2024 in eight stadiums across the country.
By Paul Nicholson
April 3 – Video footage of the Israeli attack on the Faisal Al Husseini international stadium on March 30 has been released (see below) as well as more detail of the attack itself and the use of rubber bullets fired into the VIP area.
April 3 – The Asian Football Confederation has completed the draw for the finals of AFC U17 Asian Cup 2023 to be played in Thailand.
By Paul Nicholson
March 31 – Israeli forces broke into the Faisal Al Husseini international stadium last night and fired tear gas on to the pitch and into the stands, halting the final of the Abu Ammar Cup for an hour while players and fans were treated.
By Samindra Kunti
March 27 – FIFA have postponed the U-20 World Cup draw amid a protest against Israel’s participation in the tournament.
March 27 – They may be still banned from FIFA and UEFA tournaments because of the invasion of Ukraine but Russia has nevertheless managed to manoeuvre its way back into international football.
March 27 – Football Australia has landed a further three-years of Qantas sponsorship for its men’s and women’s national teams and the Australia Cup.
March 24 – China’s scandal-plagued federation has been rocked by new corruption probes into its chiefs of discipline and competition.
March 20 – With the men’s AFC U20 Asian Cup compleed at the the weekend the confederation is now turning its attention to the U20 women who are in the final stages of qualifying for finals in 2024 that will be played, liked the men’s, in Uzbekistan.
March 20 – Host nation Uzbekistan have won their first AFC U20 Asian Cup, beating five times champions Iraq 1-0 in the final in Tashkent.
March 16 – It took penalty shoot-outs for both hosts Uzbekistan and Iraq to overcome South Korea and Japan to qualify for the finals of then AFC U20 Asian Cup Uzbekistan.