Soccer

Asian Football Confederation to launch women's club competition

AP

The Asian Football Confederation confirmed on Friday a pilot competition to crown a women’s club champion.

The AFC said a four-team event with the champions of Australia, China, Japan and South Korea will be played from Nov. 26-30.

The Asian soccer body said the tournament is “a vital step forward in women’s club football throughout the continent.”

An AFC statement did not state where games will be played.

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