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Sam Kerr named 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Sam Kerr named 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Matildas forward Sam Kerr has been crowned the 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year at the AFC Annual Awards ceremony in   Bangkok, Thailand. 29 Nov 2017
Sam Kerr nominated for 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year Award

Sam Kerr nominated for 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year Award

Matildas striker Sam Kerr has been nominated for the 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year. 18 Nov 2017
Australia to bid for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

Australia to bid for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

With the backing of the Australian Federal Government, Football Federation Australia is set to announce tomorrow that they will be bidding to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. 12 Jun 2017
2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup nations confirmed

2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup nations confirmed

With the conclusion of the AFC Women's Asian Cup Qualifiers earlier this week, the field has been set for the 19th edition of the AFC Women's Asian Cup. 13 Apr 2017
Caitlin Foord crowned 2016 AFC Women’s Player of the Year

Caitlin Foord crowned 2016 AFC Women’s Player of the Year

Matildas attacking midfielder Caitlin Foord has been named the 2016 AFC Women’s Player of the Year. 2 Dec 2016
Lisa De Vanna and Caitlin Foord in line for Asia's top award

Lisa De Vanna and Caitlin Foord in line for Asia's top award

Matildas co-captain Lisa De Vanna and star forward Caitlin Foord have been announced as nominees for the 2016 AFC Women's Player of the Year. 9 Nov 2016
Casey Reibelt and Sarah Ho selected to officiate at 2016 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup

Casey Reibelt and Sarah Ho selected to officiate at 2016 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup

Australian referee Casey Reibelt and assistant referee Sarah Ho have been selected as officials for the 2016 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea next month. 6 Oct 2016
Jordan becomes first West Asian nation to host Women's Asian Cup

Jordan becomes first West Asian nation to host Women's Asian Cup

Jordan will host the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup following an Asian Football Confederation Women’s Football Committee (AFC WFC) met on Sunday in Chonburi, Thailand. 5 Sep 2016
Kate Gill named to FIFPro Asia/Oceania Board

Kate Gill named to FIFPro Asia/Oceania Board

Former Matildas striker and PFA Player Relations Executive, Kathryn Gill has been appointed to the board of FIFPro Division Asia/Oceania. 14 May 2016
Allyson Flynn flies the flag in Rio

Allyson Flynn flies the flag in Rio

2013 AFC Assistant Referee of the Year Allyson Flynn will be Australia's sole officiating representative at the Rio 2016 Women's Football Tournament. 3 May 2016
Asako Takakura appointed Nadeshiko Japan coach

Asako Takakura appointed Nadeshiko Japan coach

The Japanese Football Association has announced the appointment of Asako Takakura as the new Nadeshiko Japan head coach. 28 Apr 2016
Matildas claim AFC no.1 ranking, move into world Top 5

Matildas claim AFC no.1 ranking, move into world Top 5

For the first time since May 2010, the Asian Football Confederation as a new number one team with Australia claiming the position with a historic best world number 5 ranking. 25 Mar 2016
Korea Republic finalise 20 players Olympic Qualifiers squad

Korea Republic finalise 20 players Olympic Qualifiers squad

Korea Republic coach Yoon Deokyeo has announced his 20 player squad for the 2016 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifiers to be held in Osaka, Japan. 25 Feb 2016
Chinese World Cup goalkeeper Wang Fei set to miss Olympic Qualifiers

Chinese World Cup goalkeeper Wang Fei set to miss Olympic Qualifiers

In a shock announcement, Chinese World Cup goalkeeper Wang Fei is set to miss the 2016 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifiers. 21 Feb 2016
No easy Road to Rio

No easy Road to Rio

When the 2016 AFC Women's Rio Olympic qualifiers schedule was released last year, Professional Footballers Australia player relations executive Kathryn Gill slammed the tournament scheduling as "disgraceful". 9 Feb 2016
Matildas Olympic Qualifiers to be broadcast on 7 network

Matildas Olympic Qualifiers to be broadcast on 7 network

The Matildas AFC Olympic Qualifiers campaign will be broadcast live on free to air for the first time with the Seven Network and the FFA confirming an agreement. 1 Feb 2016
Aya Miyama named 2015 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Aya Miyama named 2015 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Japan captain Aya Miyama has been named the 2015 AFC Women's Player of the Year for the third time. 24 Dec 2015
Japan legend Homare Sawa announces retirement

Japan legend Homare Sawa announces retirement

Former Japan captain and 2011 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Homare Sawa, has announced her retirement from football. 17 Dec 2015
Elise Kellond-Knight nominated for 2015 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Elise Kellond-Knight nominated for 2015 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Matildas midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight has been nominated for the 2015 Asian Football Confederation Women's Player of the Year award. 18 Nov 2015