ASEAN & East Asia Wrap: JDT secure treble in Malaysia; Hanoi lift National Cup in Vietnam
Kuala Lumpur: Bergson and Fernando Forestieri scored as Johor Darul Ta’zim claimed their first-ever domestic treble by defeating Selangor 2-1 in the 2022 Malaysia Cup final at Bukit Jalil National Stadium on Saturday.
Doan Van Hau and Truong Van Thai Quy produced two stunning goals as Hanoi FC lifted the Vietnamese National Cup by beating Binh Dinh 2-0 in Sunday’s final in Hanoi while Tainan City emerged league champions in Chinese Taipei for the third season running.
In China PR, Wuhan Three Towns are back at the top of the table, but with only goal difference separating them from the chasing Shandong Taishan. There were also matches in Thailand, Hong Kong and Cambodia last week, so join the-AFC.com as we review the action from across ASEAN and East Asia.
ASEAN Wrap: Hanoi claim historic sixth crown; Wanderers win Sydney derby
Kuala Lumpur: Hanoi FC are now the most successful club in Vietnamese football history after being crowned V.League champions for a record sixth time, at the same time qualifying for the group stages of the AFC Champions League™ for the very first time.
Jamie Maclaren continued his goalscoring streak in the A-League netting for the sixth game running in leaders Melbourne City’s 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets, while Western Sydney Wanderers edged Sydney FC 1-0 in a high-octane derby in Australia.
There was also action in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar, so join the-AFC.com as we review the games from around ASEAN.
ASEAN Wrap: Melbourne City go three clear; Buriram remain unbeaten
Kuala Lumpur: Jamie Maclaren’s purple patch in front of the goal continued in Australia as the forward found the back of the net for Melbourne City for the fifth consecutive week in their 4-0 victory against Perth Glory and, in doing so, helped his side open up a three-point lead at the top.
Leaders Buriram United are the team to beat in Thailand as they made it 12 games unbeaten in Thai League 1 while Shan United were again crowned the champions of Myanmar.
It was celebration time in Cambodia for Visakha FC as they raised their third straight Hun Sen Cup and there were also matches in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines, so join the-AFC.com as we review an exciting week of football from across ASEAN.
ASEAN Wrap: Buriram extend lead; Melbourne City drop first points
Kuala Lumpur: A top-of-the-table clash in Thailand on Sunday saw leaders and defending champions Buriram United increase their advantage at the Thai League 1 summit to four points over the chasing Bangkok United following a 1-0 win at Buriram Stadium.
Jamie Maclaren scored in the fourth successive match for Melbourne City, but that wasn’t enough for them to get three points against Wellington Phoenix as Western Sydney Wanderers capitalised on the slip-up to move level on points with the A-League leaders.
There was cup action in Malaysia and Singapore while games also took place in Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar. The-AFC.com looks back at all the action from across Southeast Asia.
ASEAN Wrap: Melbourne City stay perfect; Hanoi FC stumble
Kuala Lumpur: Jamie Maclaren scored for the third game running in Australia as Melbourne City maintained their perfect start to the new A-League season with a 2-0 victory against Melbourne Victory in the Melbourne derby on Saturday.
Hanoi FC’s lead at the top in Vietnam has been cut to two points after a 3-2 defeat to title rivals Hai Phong while Bangkok United have moved into second spot in Thailand following a hard-fought 2-0 win over BG Pathum United in Thai League 1 on Sunday.
Matches also took place in Singapore, the Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar, so join the-AFC.com as we look back at all the action from across Southeast Asia.
AFC President and ASEAN heads discuss development in Southeast Asia
Kuala Lumpur: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) met with the President and the General Secretary of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF), Major General Khiev Sameth and Winston Lee respectively on Wednesday to discuss scopes of development in Southeast Asian football.
Southeast Asia made noticeable strides in 2022, in AFC Competitions as well as in upholding the AFC’s mission of undertaking effective social responsibility campaigns and Shaikh Salman showed his appreciation for the efforts displayed by the Member Associations (MAs) and the AFF.
ASEAN Wrap: City, Wanderers stay hot in Australia; New leaders in Thailand
Kuala Lumpur: Melbourne City and Western Sydney Wanderers made it two wins on the trot in the new A-League season while defending champions Western United are yet to open their account after their second defeat in as many matches.
Meanwhile, there was a change at the top in Thailand as defending champions Buriram United climbed to the summit of the Thai League 1 table after Chonburi FC dropped points for the first time in seven matches in a 1-0 defeat to third-placed Bangkok United.
Johor Darul Ta’zim completed the Malaysia Super League season unbeaten and Terengganu qualified for the 2023-24 AFC Cup on the final matchday while there were also games in Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar so join the-AFC.com as we review the action from across Southeast Asia.
ASEAN Wrap: Albirex crowned champions; Western’s title defence begins with loss
Kuala Lumpur: Albirex Niigata (S) have claimed their fifth Singapore Premier League title in seven seasons after they defeated defending champions Lion City Sailors 4-2 on Friday to win the league with two games to spare.
In Australia, the new A-League season kicked off on Friday as defending champions Western United began with a defeat to Melbourne City while Melbourne Victory can enjoy 'Big Blue' bragging rights after defeating rivals Sydney FC.
Elsewhere, Chonburi FC made it six wins out of six in Thailand, while there were also matches in Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar, so join the-AFC.com as we review all the action from across Southeast Asia.
Qualifiers - Group G: Australia 3-1 China PR; Cambodia 4-0 Northern Mariana Islands
Shepparton: Australia confirmed their place in the AFC U17 Asian Cup™ 2023 Finals with a 3-1 win over China PR in Group G of the Qualifiers on Sunday.
The win meant Australia ended their qualifying campaign with a perfect record of nine points while China PR will have to wait to know their fate, with the six best second-placed teams to also advance to the Finals.
Cambodia, meanwhile, defeated Northern Mariana Islands 4-0 to end their campaign on a winning note.