Kuala Lumpur: Asian football never sleeps, and we’ve gathered the latest news from around the continent in one place.
Leading out Tuesday brief, a defending league champion’s title defence over before it begins, the latest from Uzbekistan and the rest of Central Asia, and Australia’s Kyah Simon lifts the lid on a major source of inspiration from her childhood.
West Asia Wrap: Al Sadd hit top gear, Al Hilal held
Dubai: Al Sadd SC turned on the power to defeat Al Ahli 7-1 to move top of the Qatar Stars League on Sunday.
In Saudi Arabia, defending champions Al Hilal SFC were held to a draw while in the UAE, Baniyas and Sharjah are the early pacesetters.
Seeb have one hand on the title in Oman while the Syrian Premier League has kicked off. Join the-AFC.com as we review the latest round of domestic action in West Asia and and don't forget to vote for your performance of the week at the bottom of the article.
ASEAN Wrap: Boeung Ket FC crowned Cambodian champions, Cup glory for Timor-Leste's Lalenok
Kuala Lumpur: Boeung Ket FC have claimed Cambodia's C-League title in dramatic fashion after scoring deep into stoppage time on the final day of the season to secure the point they needed to stay ahead of second-placed Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng FC.
In Thailand, BG Pathum United are six points in front after recording their eighth win in 10 games, Viettel remain top in Vietnam although the form of defending champions Hanoi FC looks ominous, while there was cup joy for Lalenok United in Timor-Leste.
There was also league action in Singapore, so join the-AFC.com as we review the latest round of fixtures in Southeast Asia, and don't forget to vote for your performance of the week at the bottom of the article.
Hong Kong: Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors edged out championship contenders Ulsan Hyundai and are on the verge of being crowned Korea Republic champions once again after a 1-0 win at Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium.
There were also fixtures in Japan, China PR, Macau and Chinese Taipei so join the-AFC.com as we wrap up the best of the domestic action from across East Asia.
Tell us who impressed you the most in the latest round of fixtures by casting your vote at the bottom of the article.
AFC Development Committee reinforces the unity and solidarity of MAs
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Development Committee today praised the Asian football family for demonstrating great unity during the COVID-19 pandemic and for standing together in solidarity amidst this period of uncertainty.
In a virtual meeting, chaired by Kanya Keomany, the AFC Development Committee unanimously agreed on the importance of ensuring that the AFC is in the best possible position to assist and protect its Member Associations in the long-term.
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation's youth tournaments offer the perfect platform for some of Asia's finest young talent to showcase their skills from an early age.
October 24 marks 10 years to the day since the AFC U-16 Championship kicked off in Uzbekistan, where a number of today's biggest stars turned out for their countries as they took the early steps in what have turned out to be fruitful careers.
A decade on since that tournament, which was won by DPR Korea after they defeated the hosts in the final, the-AFC.com takes a look at how some of those involved have progressed.