Doha: One year before the start of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, 16 Arab nations - including 10 AFC members - descend on Qatar to compete for the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 title over the next three weeks, with plenty of action to look forward to.
Ahead of the start of the competition with hosts Qatar facing Bahrain in the opening match, the-AFC.com sums up all you need to know about the FIFA Arab Cup.
Manama: Facing the hosts in any tournament is no easy task. Aside from the home crowd, there are lots of other factors to contend with. Just ask Bahrain, who take on Qatar in Tuesday’s opening match in Group A of the FIFA Arab Cup 2021.
Luckily for the Reds, however, midfielder Sayed Dhiya Saeed knows a thing or two about the Qataris and how to beat them.
Vote For Your Best 2021 AFC Champions League Team: Goalkeeper
Kualu Lumpur: After Al Hilal SFC defeated Pohang Steelers to be crowned kings of the continent once more, the-AFC.com looks back on some of the standout displays in order to find out the Best XI from the 2021 AFC Champions League.
As ever, we begin with the goalkeepers and ask you, the fans, to review our five nominees from the last line of defence before casting your vote for the top performer at Asia’s premier club competition. .
East Asia Wrap: Jeonbuk on verge of record 5th straight league title
Hong Kong: Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors are closing in on the K League championship after title rivals Ulsan Hyundai dropped points on Sunday.
In Japan, Yokohama F. Marinos confirm the runners-up spot and a place in the 2022 AFC Champions League group stage, while there was action in Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei as we round up the results from East Asia.
ASEAN Wrap: Buriram United move top in Thailand; Malaysia Cup finalists decided
Kuala Lumpur: Buriram United took full advantage of Bangkok United's surprise defeat to leapfrog the capital city side into first place in Thai League 1.
Johor Darul Ta'zim and Kuala Lumpur City emerged triumphant from the Malaysia Cup semi-finals to book a date in the climax of the competition's centennial edition after wins over Terengganu and Melaka United.
Elsewhere, there was plenty happening in the top flights in Australia and Indonesia, so join the-AFC.com as we review the best of the action from across ASEAN.