Kuala Lumpur: Asian football never sleeps, and we’ve collected the latest from around the continent in one place.
In our Thursday summary of all things Asian football; Australia’s top men’s and women’s leagues set a date for their return, Saudi Arabia pencil in a pair of November friendlies with Jamaica, and former AFC Women’s Player of the Year Wang Shuang revels in Wuhan Jiangda’s Chinese Women’s Super League victory.
Hanoi: As is the case across most of Southeast Asia, football is huge in Vietnam and the country's top-tier V.League 1 continues to improve by the year, with exciting homegrown players and talent from overseas raising the bar.
The V.League began life in a semi-professional capacity back in 1980 and didn't turn professional until after the turn of the millennium but plenty of history has been written ever since.
As the-AFC.com continues its look at the biggest teams from the domestic leagues across Asia, we've selected five teams – based on both success and fanbase – as Vietnam's most popular clubs. Review the candidates and vote for your favourite at the bottom of the article.
Kuala Lumpur: With a handful of Asia’s top national sides in action for the first time in 2020, attention this week has turned to the international game, where some of the continent’s biggest names reminded us of what we’ve been missing.
In a departure from our usual weekly poll, we’ve narrowed down the best performers from the various international matches featuring Asian sides over the last week, now it’s up to you to decide who was Asia’s standout player over the international break.
Seoul: Korea Republic and Japan are set to play Mexico in international friendly matches on November 15 and 17 respectively.
The Korea Football Association, in announcing the match-up, said the tie would be played in Austria. The host city and stadium will be finalised in the coming days. Qatar, meanwhile, said they will play Korea Republic two days later, also in Austria.
Japan's match against Mexico will also be played in Austria.