Dammam: Yemen registered their first regional title, lifting the WAFF U15 championship after defeating hosts Saudi Arabia 4-3 in a penalty shootout at the Prince Muhamad Bin Fahad Stadium in Dammam on Monday.
Watched by 20,000 spectators, Yemen celebrated exuberantly following the shootout win after the match ended 1-1.
Kobe: Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen has left 2022 AFC Champions League qualifiers Vissel Kobe following the conclusion of his contract, the J1 League club announced on Monday.
The 36-year-old parts company with Kobe two-and-a-half years after joining from Barcelona having helped Vissel win the Emperor’s Cup and participate in the AFC Champions League for the first time in the club’s history.
Hong Kong: Two-time AFC Champions League winner Ai Kesen has confirmed his departure from Chinese Super League side Guangzhou FC, but insists he will continue to make himself available for the China PR national team during the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar.
The 32-year-old won the continental title with Guangzhou Evergrande in 2013 and 2015 as well as five Chinese Super League titles, four with Guangzhou and one with Shanghai SIPG.
Central and South Asia Wrap: Khujand lift Tajikistan Cup, Shukurov crowned Kyrgyz Republic’s best
Bishkek: FC Khujand left it late before securing a superb win in Thursday's Tajikistan Cup Final, while Alimardon Shukurov was crowned 2021’s king of Kyrgyz football in Bishkek on Friday night as the football season came to a close in two Central Asian nations this week.
Elsewhere, the Iran Pro League’s long list of title aspirants continued to press their respective cases, while the league leaders continued to shine in India and Turkmenistan.
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ASEAN & East Asia Wrap: Macarthur stay top in Australia
Kuala Lumpur: Macarthur FC continued their fine start to the A-League Men’s season as a 2-0 victory over Western Sydney Wanderers made it three wins from four and maintained their unbeaten start to the 2021-22 campaign.
Persib Bandung defeated Persik Kediri to close the gap on Liga 1 leaders Bhayangkara in Indonesia, while the 2021 Chinese Super League’s Relegation Round got underway.
Elsewhere, there was action in Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei, so join the-AFC.com as we look back at the weekend’s games from around ASEAN.