ASEAN Wrap: Hanoi claim historic sixth crown; Wanderers win Sydney derby
Kuala Lumpur: Hanoi FC are now the most successful club in Vietnamese football history after being crowned V.League champions for a record sixth time, at the same time qualifying for the group stages of the AFC Champions League™ for the very first time.
Jamie Maclaren continued his goalscoring streak in the A-League netting for the sixth game running in leaders Melbourne City’s 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets, while Western Sydney Wanderers edged Sydney FC 1-0 in a high-octane derby in Australia.
There was also action in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Cambodia and Myanmar, so join the-AFC.com as we review the games from around ASEAN.
East Asia Wrap: Kyoto survive in Japan; New leaders in China PR
Hong Kong: Kyoto Sanga will play in the J1 League again next season despite finishing third from bottom in the Japanese top division after they held J2 League challengers Roasso Kumamoto to a 1-1 draw in the relegation playoff final on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the Chinese Super League has a new leader for the first time since June as defending champions Shandong Taishan ousted Wuhan Three Towns from the top position over the weekend after the long-term occupants fell to their second defeat in four matches.
There were also matches in Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei, so join the-AFC.com as we review all the action from around East Asia.
Kuala Lumpur: The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be the fifth straight edition in which Australia have participated, and the Socceroos, under Graham Arnold, will aim for the knockout rounds for only the second time fuelled by a talented crop of players who ply their trade across the globe.
With the clock ticking towards the showpiece kicking off in Al Khor on Qatar's eastern coast on November 20, the-AFC.com takes a closer look at the teams representing Asia in the tournament – kicking off with Australia in focus.