ASEAN Domestic Wrap: Cup champions crowned around Southeast Asia
Kuala Lumpur: A number of seasons across ASEAN drew to a close over the past few days with cup competitions being decided in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore.
Port FC, Johor Darul Ta’zim, Hanoi FC and Tampines Rovers all ended their campaigns on a high, while the league season ended in Cambodia but remains in full swing in Indonesia and is well underway in Australia.
For a look back at all the action in Southeast Asia, here's the-AFC.com's weekly ASEAN domestic wrap.
Kuala Lumpur: West Asian triumphs have dominated AFC Cup history over the years, with only Uzbekistan's Nasaf taking the trophy outside the region in the years between 2004 and 2014.
So,as the-AFC.com reviews the finals between 2013 and 2015, it is hardly surprising we see the first three-time champion comes from the West. However, in the latest look back at the showpiece event, a new force from Southeast Asia also arrives on the Continental scene.
East Asia Domestic Wrap: First blood Shandong in FA Cup Final
Kuala Lumpur: Shandong Luneng came out on top of the first leg of the Chinese FA Cup final against Shanghai Shenhua following a 1-0 win in Jinan on Friday.
Elsewhere, the three-way race for the J.League title remains in the balance, while Ulsan Hyundai maintain their three-point lead at the top of the K League following another action-packed weekend of domestic football in the East Asia region.
After a one month break, fixtures returned to Chinese Taipei, while the early stages of the seasons in Hong Kong and Guam progress in intriguing fashion.
For a round-up of all the domestic action across East Asia, here’s the-AFC.com’s look back at the latest round of matches.