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.
ASEAN and East Asia Wrap: Hanoi stay top; Malaysia FA Cup quarter-finals take place
Kuala Lumpur: Hanoi FC edged Hong Linh Ha Tinh 2-1 on Sunday to remain on top of Vietnam’s V.League but, with the top three all winning, just a point separates first from third.
It was FA Cup quarter-final weekend in Malaysia as Johor Darul Ta’zim, Selangor, Terengganu and Penang all advanced, while there was also action in Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos in a busy weekend across ASEAN.
In East Asia, meanwhile, there were fixtures in Chinese Taipei, so join the-AFC.com as we keep you up to speed with the latest from the two regions.
Manila: Defending champions Vietnam and Myanmar confirmed their places in the AFF Women’s Championship 2022 semi-finals following comprehensive victories in Group B at the Binan Football Stadium on Monday.
Both teams are on nine points from three matches with Vietnam breezing past Timor-Leste 6-0, while Myanmar defeated Laos 3-1 and will face off on Wednesday to decide the group winners.
Qualifiers Final Round Group F: Myanmar 2-6 Singapore
Bishkek: Ikhsan Fandi scored a blistering hat-trick as Singapore ended their AFC Asian Cup 2023™ Qualifiers Final Round campaign in style with a 6-2 win against Myanmar at Dolen Omurzakov Stadium on Tuesday.
With both sides already eliminated, the attackers thrived, none more so than Ikhsan, who opened the scoring in the ninth minute before adding two more goals after half-time to register his first treble at senior international level.
The goal-laden result meant Singapore finished their campaign third in Group F, while Myanmar finished without a point having lost all three matches in Bishkek.