Preview - ASEAN Zonal Semi-final: PSM Makassar (IDN) v Kedah Darul Aman (MAS)
Bali: PSM Makassar will fancy their chances when they host Kedah Darul Aman in the AFC Cup 2022™ ASEAN Zonal Semi-final on Tuesday.
Indonesia's Makassar are very much a team in form, having opened their Liga 1 season with two wins and a draw while Malaysia's Kedah have been struggling domestically since sealing their place in the ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals in June.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals make a return after two years with Indonesia’s PSM Makassar to play Kedah Darul Aman of Malaysia while Vietnam’s Viettel FC will host another Malaysian side, Kuala Lumpur City FC.
The AFC Cup ASEAN Zone has always been fiercely contested and passionately followed and ahead of the semi-finals, the-AFC.com invites you - the fans - to test your knowledge.
AFC Cup™ 2022 - ASEAN Zonal S-Finals: How They Got There
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Cup™ 2022 ASEAN Zone has reached its climatic stage with four teams ready to battle for supremacy in the Zonal Semi-finals.
Group I winners Viettel FC of Vietnam will take on Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur City (KL City) who advanced as the best runners-up from the ASEAN Zone, while Group H toppers PSM Makassar of Indonesia play Group G winners Kedah Darul Aman of Malaysia.
The winners will advance to the ASEAN Zonal Final on August 24 with the victors advancing to the Inter-Zone Playoff Semi-finals against India’s ATK Mohun Bagan on September 7.
Join the-AFC.com as we take a look at how the four teams reached the AFC Cup 2022 ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals.
ASEAN Wrap: Albirex blow title race wide open in Singapore
Kuala Lumpur: Albirex Niigata (S) breathed new life into the Singapore Premier League title race after defeating leaders Lion City Sailors 4-2 on Friday to move within two points of the top with a game in hand.
Hanoi FC won the top-of-the-table clash in Vietnam by beating Song Lam Nghe An to extend their lead to four points, while Sabah's victory in Malaysia saw them move to within a point of leaders Johor Darul Ta’zim.
Elsewhere, there were matches in Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, so join the-AFC.com as we bring you up to speed with the action from around ASEAN.
Rizky: I'm fulfilling lifelong dream with PSM in AFC Cup™
Makassar: Rizky Eka Pratama has admitted it’s a dream come true to represent boyhood club PSM Makassar in the AFC Cup™ 2022 as the Indonesian side look forward to their ASEAN Zonal Semi-final against Malaysia’s Kedah Darul Aman on August 9.
Winger Rizky, who was born in South Sulawesi, not far from Makassar, was instrumental in helping his side reach the knockout rounds as he scored one and created another in the come-from-behind 3-1 group stage win over Singapore’s Tampines Rovers in June to help PSM top the Group H standings.
The victory saw them qualify for the ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals for the second time, having reached the same stage in 2019, and the lifelong PSM fan is now hoping to go even further.