Kuala Lumpur: Few football experiences live in the memory like a Cup Final.
Their infrequency, unique sense of occasion and the sheer proximity to silverware make these special days out defining experiences for players and fans alike, and over the years Asian football has been blessed with finales fit for any competition.
With historical significance, drama and sheer entertainment in mind, we’ve picked out eight memorable deciders from around the continent
AFC and Asia’s best unite in fight against COVID-19 with #BreakTheChain campaign
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has teamed up with some of the biggest names in Asian football to launch a new public awareness campaign to encourage people from around the world to do their part in the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The #BreakTheChain campaign carries the message of solidarity in these challenging times and promotes the guidelines put in place by the World Health Organization (WHO), particularly #StayAtHome, and to practice good personal hygiene, social distancing as well as respecting the rules of self-quarantine.
Kuala Lumpur: While Asian football fans await the return of the beautiful game, there remains plenty to keep us occupied during its hiatus and nothing more so that than looking back on the fabulous goals we've seen over the years.
Following on from last week's acrobatic AFC Champions League goals, next up in the-AFC.com's '5 of the Best' series we recall five solo goals where players have taken matters into their own hands and produced the goods in emphatic style.
Kuala Lumpur: Goals, goals and more goals from the AFC Cup as this week the-AFC.com looks back on five fantastic efforts by some big-name stars from Syria to Singapore.
After featuring fabulous free-kicks, long-range stunners and individual brilliance, this week's edition takes in one of our most popular categories: acrobatic goals. Athletic, exciting and often jaw-dropping, enjoy these magnificent efforts and then select your favourite by voting at the bottom of the article.
Kuala Lumpur: In the second part of this series of profiles, we look at five Saudi icons of the AFC Champions League era.
Since the inauguration of the AFC Champions League in 2002-03, Saudi teams have appeared in the final on seven occasions. Along the way, some of the kingdom’s players have created an iconic legacy in the competition.
Kuala Lumpur: Many players grow up dreaming of playing at the biggest clubs in the most prestigious leagues around the world, and for decades some of Asia's finest have travelled far and wide to showcase their talent.
In the first of a new series, the-AFC.com select four players from the Continent who have departed their homeland and gone on to star overseas – winning titles, performing on the biggest stage and gaining millions of new fans along the way.