Singapore: The Philippines and Thailand were unstoppable on Matchday Three of the AFF Cup as they bagged impressive wins over Timor-Leste and Myanmar respectively on Saturday.
Six first half goals laid the foundation for Philippines’ emphatic 7-0 win over Timor-Leste to revive their campaign.
Teerasil Dangda was the star of the night as the Thai veteran scored twice, before Supachok Sarachat and Worachit Kanitsribumphen got into the goal scoring action to secure a 4-0 victory against Myanmar.
Singapore: The AFF Cup group stage has reached the halfway point and another win for several teams will take them closer to a semi-final spot.
Matchday Three promises to be another thriller as teams will look to close the gap on Group A leaders Singapore, who will not be in action. Thailand and Myanmar will aim to join the hosts on two wins.
Group B, meanwhile, will have a heavyweight clash with defending champions Vietnam playing 2018 runners-up Malaysia while Indonesia will target a second win following an emphatic start to their campaign.
Qualifiers - Group H: Korea Republic flex muscles against Timor Leste, Singapore defeat Philippines
Singapore: Korea Republic continued their rich vein of form in the AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022 qualifiers with a 6-0 win over Timor Leste, while Singapore edged the Philippines 1-0 in Group H ties at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Thursday.
Korea Republic raced to a 3-0 lead going into the break and the defending champions can seal top spot if they avoid defeat against Singapore, who must triumph on Sunday to emerge group winners.
Qualifiers - Group H: Winning start for Korea Republic in title defence; Singapore, Timor-Leste settle for draw
Singapore: Korea Republic opened their AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022 Qualifiers campaign with an emphatic 3-0 win over Philippines in Group H action on Monday, while Singapore fought back to salvage a 2-2 draw with Timor-Leste in the day’s later match.
After a goalless first 45 minutes, the young Taeguk Warriors turned on the power in the second half with three players finding the back of the net to secure the points at the Jalan Besar Stadium.
Singapore came back from a goal down after opening the scoring against Timor-Leste to a 2-2 draw, as both sides secured a point on the opening day.
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), together with 34 Member Associations (MAs), celebrated the seventh AFC Women’s Football Day in March to honour the outstanding contributions of women in the football workforce.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the activities were organised in accordance with strict hygiene protocols and health regulations to safeguard and protect the health and wellbeing of all participants.
FFTL celebrates grassroots festival and awards ceremony
Dili: The Federacao Futebol Timor-Leste’s (FFTL) commitment to spread the joys of football to young players across the country was further reinforced through the organisation of a fun filled grassroots festival and awards ceremony.
Launched by the FFTL Technical Department, a total of 100 boys and girls as well as 10 grassroots coaches from diverse districts, clubs and academies participated in the football games and friendly competitions.