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How often do you meet someone with such a huge passion for football that unknowingly, she is tasked with a huge responsibility to change the mindset or culture of an Arab country that typically dominated by the males? Houriya Taheri, the first Arab lady who

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Since the news of the Thai Premier League’s move to introduce the five foreign players, 1 from Asia and 1 from ASEAN countries, has been reported last December, it has garnered a mixture of reactions from the Thais and as well as regional football fraternity.   As

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  AFC Cup An annual Asia-wide club tournament second to the Asian Champions League, the AFC Cup kicks off in early February where a play-off round containing eight teams decides the final four group spots. Preceding the draw held in Kuala Lumpur teams were allocated a position

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  Singapore’s famous coach, PN Sivaji, was back in town for a short break and Junpiter Futbol (JPF) managed to catch up with him at his most comfortable neighbourhood coffee-shop! So what did the former Singapore National Team’s coach, FAS Technical Director and S-League clubs’ coach

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  Last month, I attended the AFC Cup 2012 Draw at AFC (Asia Football Confederation) House at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Due to my hectic schedule, I was not able to stay back further to catch the AFC Champions League Draw. To be honest, the attending of

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If Spain has the world’s strongest men’s futbol team, then Japan has the world’s strongest women’s futbol team! Yesterday, Japan U-16 Women’s team clinched the AFC U-16 Championship with a game to spare after beating arch-rival, Korea Republic 3-0 at Jiangning Sports Center. Similar to

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