Preview - Central Zonal Final: FC Khujand (TJK) v PFC Sogdiana (UZB)
Khujand: The AFC Cup™ 2022 Central Zonal Final is set to be an exciting affair with FC Khujand and PFC Sogdiana looking to better FC Nasaf’s runners-up finish of 2021.
Nasaf came just short of adding to the AFC Cup title they won in 2011 after losing to Bahrain’s Muharraq Club in the 2021 final and Tajikistan’s Khujand and Uzbekistan’s Sogdiana are equally determined to carry the Central challenge all the way this time around.
AFC Cup™ 2022 - Central Zonal Final: Ones To Watch
Khujand: The wait to identify the AFC Cup™ 2022 Central Zonal winners is almost over, but before FC Khujand and PFC Sogdiana take to the centre stage, join the-AFC.com as we take a closer look at the players who could make a difference in Wednesday’s clash.
Two players from each team played prominent roles as Tajikistan's Khujand and Sogdiana of Uzbekistan saw off their respective challengers to advance to the Central Zonal final.
AFC Champions League™ 2022 Round of 16 (East) – Ones to Watch
Kuala Lumpur: With the resumption of the East Zone of the AFC Champions League™ 2022 just two days away, we pick eight players from the region who could prove to be the key for their teams in the much-anticipated Round of 16.
A number of these players lit up the group stage with their impressive performances while some of them didn’t feature earlier in this year’s tournament but have proven their ability in the past.
the-AFC.com picks for the players you should keep an eye on in the East Zone's Round of 16 ties.
Central Asia Wrap: Navbahor stay ahead of rivals; Abdish-Ata keep distance
Tashkent: PFC Navbahor Namangan maintained their one-point lead at the top of the Uzbekistan Pro League with rivals Pakhtakor FC, FC Nasaf and Sogdiana Jizzakh also registering wins.
Abdish-Ata, meanwhile, registered back-to back-wins to continue their fine form in the Kyrgyz Premier League while Vakhsh reached the summit of the Tajikistan Football League after defeating Regar-TadAZ.
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