Melbourne: Australia’s AFC Champions League™ 2023/24 representatives Melbourne City have replaced head coach Rado Vidosic with Aurelio Vidmar following the club’s 6-0 defeat by Adelaide United in the A-League on Sunday.
The loss was Melbourne City’s second in a row at the start of the domestic campaign after kicking off the new season with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Western United.
Al Dawsari and Kerr crowned Asia’s finest at glittering AFC Annual Awards
Doha: Saudi Arabian sensation Salem Al Dawsari and Australian icon Samantha Kerr have clinched the prestigious AFC Player of the Year Award in the men’s and women’s categories respectively at the AFC Annual Awards Doha 2022 on Tuesday at the Qatar National Convention Centre’s Al Mayassa Theatre.
Al Dawsari’s brilliant winning strike for the Green Falcons against Argentina at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 was just one of numerous highlights over the past season, when he also helped Al Hilal SFC reach both the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2022 and AFC Champions League™ 2022 Finals, in addition to winning the 2021/22 Saudi Pro League and 2022/23 King’s Cup.
Europe Wrap: Lee scores in PSG win; Tomiyasu opens Arsenal account
Kuala Lumpur: Lee Kang-in scored his first goal in Paris Saint-Germain colours in a UEFA Champions League win against AC Milan last Wednesday before the Korean attacking midfielder provided a brilliant assist to Kylian Mbappe in their win over Brest in France on Sunday.
Takehiro Tomiyasu bagged his maiden goal in England in Arsenal’s 5-0 win against Sheffield United on Saturday while his Japanese compatriot Wataru Endo also opened his account for Liverpool in their 5-1 victory against Toulouse in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday.
Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi was on target for FC Porto in Portugal, Australia’s Keanu Baccus hit a stunner for St Mirren in Scotland and Japanese full-back Daiki Hashioka struck a winner for Sint-Truiden in Belgium, so join the-AFC.com as we find out how the Asian stars performed in Europe over the past week.