Indonesia through to final after thrilling win against Singapore
Singapore: Indonesia advanced to the final of the AFF Cup after a thrilling 4-2 extra-time win over Singapore in the second leg of the semi-final on Saturday, with the Garuda advancing 5-3 on aggregate.
It was a match which had everything and Singapore will feel hard done by, especially after staying in the game despite being reduced to nine men in regulation time with goalkeeper Hassan Sunny then becoming the third to be sent off right at the end of extra-time.
Indonesia will play either Thailand or Vietnam in the final with the Thais leading 2-0 on aggregate. The return leg of the second semi-final will be played on Sunday.
Vote for your Best Goal of the 2021 AFC Champions League: The Final
Kuala Lumpur: The fans have voted and whittled 20 of the finest goals from the 2021 AFC Champions League down to just 10, so now it's time to find out what you consider the best goal of the year from the continental competition.
From Sharof Mukhiddinov's opening-day piledriver to Nasser Al Dawsari's screamer in the final, we've got 10 fabulous goals to choose from. Review the nominees once more and tell us whose strike was the best of the campaign by casting your vote at the foot of the article.
Chanathip double hands Thailand first leg advantage over Vietnam
Singapore: Chanathip Songkrasin starred in Thailand’s 2-0 win over Vietnam in the first leg of the AFF Cup semi-finals on Thursday.
Two first half goals by the Thailand captain laid the foundation for a crucial first leg win against the defending champions, who will need to give their all when the two teams face off again on Sunday.
“This team can achieve the dream” – Philippines boss Stajcic full of belief ahead of India 2022
Los Angeles: After leading Australia to the last two AFC Women’s Asian Cup finals, Alen Stajcic believes he can take Philippines further than they’ve ever been at India 2022.
Having gone within one win of securing a first ever FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification when they finished fifth at the 2018 continental Finals in Jordan, the Southeast Asian nation appointed the former Matildas boss in October with the goal of reaching the global stage.
A top-five finish in next month’s Finals will turn their FIFA Women’s World Cup dream into reality, and Stajcic is firmly of the belief that his new team has the ability to make it so.