Guangzhou Evergrande won the 2013 AFC Champions League (Getty Images)

West Asian Trio Eye AFC Asian Cup Berths

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain could all book their places at the finals of the AFC Asian Cup on Friday evening when the Middle Eastern trio continue their quest for places at the 2015 finals in Australia.

Cruzeiro last night wrapped up the Campeonato Brasileiro – the Brazilian football league title – for the third time in their history after they beat Esporte Clube Vitória 3-1 with goals from Willian, Júlio Baptista and Ricardo Goulart.

Two of the leading names in international football have joined forces in the months leading up to the Brazil 2014 World Cup.
The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has signed a partnership with UNICEF in Brazil.

Manchester United and STC Renew Sponsorship

Manchester United and Saudi based telecommunications giant, STC have announced a five year extension to its successful sponsorship agreement.

The race to determine the winner of the FIFA Puskás Award for the “best goal of the year” has started today, 11 November 2013, on and Fans from across the world will decide which of the ten goals selected by FIFA and selected Football Committee members will be the winner of this award.

Marcello Lippi insisted Guangzhou Evergrande deserved to be crowned AFC Champions League winners despite the three-time domestic champions ending China’s 23-year wait for a second continental title with an away goals success over FC Seoul.

After months of comprehensive market research, FIFA is pleased to announce details of the ticket delivery conditions for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 

The shortlist of nominees for the OFC Player of the Year for 2012 in both the men’s and women’s categories has been determined by the Oceania Football Confederation.

Guangzhou Evergrande became the first Chinese side to be crowned continental champions in 23 years after sharing a 1-1 draw with Korean counterparts FC Seoul in Saturday’s AFC Champions League final second leg at Tianhe Stadium as Marcello Lippi’s side sealed the title on away goals following a 3-3 draw on aggregate.

Compiled by INSIDER’s Aaron Bauer

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