East Asia Wrap: Pohang win FA Cup; Fukuoka script history
Hong Kong: A stunning late surge from Pohang Steelers helped them get the better of Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in the final at the Steelyard on Saturday and win their fifth FA Cup title in Korea Republic to become the joint most successful club in the tournament’s history.
In Japan, Avispa Fukuoka won the first major piece of silverware in their 41-year history after they defeated Urawa Red Diamonds 2-1 in the final of the J.League Cup in Tokyo’s Japan National Stadium in front of a crowd of nearly 62,000 on Saturday.
Dalian Pro’s six-year stay in the top division came to an end with a defeat on the final matchday in China PR while there were also matches taking place in Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei and Mongolia, so join the-AFC.com as we bring you up to speed with the action from across East Asia.
Kuala Lumpur: The cast for the AFC Cup™ 2023/2024 could begin to take shape upon the conclusion of the upcoming Matchday Four.
Several teams took a firm grip on the lead in their respective groups after Matchday Three while some revived their hopes, setting the stage for another round of exciting games between November 6 and 9.
Kuala Lumpur: Eight teams will battle it out in the AFC Women's Club Championship 2023 - the final edition of the tournament before it makes way for the AFC Women's Champions League™ starting from the 2024/25 season.
To be played in Thailand (Group A) and Uzbekistan (Group B), it promises to be an exciting affair. Ahead of Monday's kick-off, the-AFC.cominvites you to learn more about the eight teams.