Tactical change pays off for Amman Club, Gokulam Kerala rue missed chances
Aqaba: Khaled Nemer's second half tactical change made all the difference as Jordan's Amman Club came from behind to defeat India’s Sree Gokulam Kerala 2-1 in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021 on Sunday.
Amman were trailing from Elshaddai Acheampong’s first half strike but the Jordanian club turned the game around with goals from Maysa Jbarah and Samia Ouni sealing the win.
Amman are tied for first place with Islamic Republic of Iran’s Shahrdari Sirjan, who defeated FC Bunyodkor of Uzbekistan with a similar scoreline.
Tehran: Striker Mehdi Taremi has been left out by head coach Dragan Skocic from the Islamic Republic of Iran squad for this month’s AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar 2022 Group A matches against Lebanon and Syria.
Tokyo: Ritsu Doan has been added to Japan’s squad for their Group B matches in the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar 2022 against Vietnam and Oman later this month, the Japan Football Association has announced.
The 23-year-old PSV Eindhoven winger had initially been left out of Hajime Moriyasu’s squad due to a knee injury sustained in the build-up to last month’s meeting with Saudi Arabia, but was called up on Saturday for the games in Hanoi and Muscat.
East Asia Wrap: Jeonbuk stun Ulsan in stoppage time
Hong Kong: Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors took a huge step towards the 2021 K League 1 title after Stanislav Iljutcenko struck five minutes into added time to claim a 3-2 win over Ulsan Hyundai on Saturday and move three points clear at the top of the standings.
In Japan, recently crowned champions Kawasaki Frontale lost for just the second time this season as they were beaten by Sagan Tosu, while there was a huge win for Yokohama F. Marinos and a crucial victory for Vissel Kobe.
Elsewhere, the 2021-22 Mongolian Premier League kicked off and there was league action in Hong Kong, so join the-AFC.com as we bring you up to speed with events across East Asia.