Yangon: It wasn’t the result that Phnom Penh Crown FC wanted but in the end, the 2-1 defeat to Shan United did not hamper their progress to the AFC Cup™️ 2023/24 ASEAN Zonal semi-finals.
Four wins and 15 goals scored from their first five matches in Group F ultimately proved enough for the Cambodian side to reach the next stage of the competition for the first time and head coach Oleg Starynskyi is hoping that Thursday’s defeat does not detract from that fact.
Manila: Head coach Mile Sterjovski wants Macarthur FC to not get carried away after sealing their place in the AFC Cup™ 2023/2024 ASEAN Zonal semi-finals with a 3-0 win over Dynamic Herb Cebu FC on Thursday.
The Australian side led from start to finish with goals from Matthew Millar, Jed Drew and Ali Auglah to take top spot in Group F, while Cebu finished third above Myanmar’s Shan United.
Macarthur will play Malaysia’s Sabah FC in the ASEAN Zonal semi-finals while fellow Australian side Central Coast Mariners meet Phnom Penh, with the ties scheduled for February.
Preview - 2nd Round: Al Ahly FC (EGY) v Al Ittihad FC (KSA)
Jeddah: Al Ittihad FC are determined to rise to the occasion yet again when they face Al Ahly FC in a FIFA Club World Cup Saudi Arabia 2023 second round tie on Friday.
The reigning Saudi Arabian champions played scintillating football to defeat New Zealand's Auckland City 3-0 in the first round on Tuesday and will be eager to carry that form into the tie against Al Ahly.