Central Asia Domestic Wrap: Persepolis finish with a flourish, region’s stars honoured
Bishkek: Iranian heavyweights FC Persepolis ended a title-winning year by making significant steps on two fronts, while Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan’s footballing stars of 2019 were honoured with major awards.
For the final time in 2019, join the-AFC.com from all the key news and results from Qarshi to Qom.
West Asia Domestic Wrap: Al Nassr widen gap, Sharjah suffer first defeat
Beirut: Saudi Pro League defending champions Al Nassr widened the gap at the top of the standings while Sharjah suffered their first defeat of the season in the UAE Pro League, losing top spot to Shabab Al-Ahli.
Teshrin continue to lead the Syria Premier League while Palestine league pacesetters Markaz Balatah dropped two points but remain on top. Join the-AFC.com as we review West Asia’s domestic action in the week gone by.
ASEAN Domestic Wrap: Sydney FC go nine points clear
Kuala Lumpur: In a battle between the top two of the A-League it was Steve Corica's Sky Blues that edged out Melbourne City on Sunday.
While the rest of the ASEAN Zone is now into the off-season, the Australia domestic league saw a full set of fixtures and intriguing action over the weekend that included a clash between the teams in first and second.
In review: A dazzling decade of Asian men's football
Kuala Lumpur: It was a decade of change, growth and unforgettable memories for men's football across the world’s most populous continent.
Two first-time AFC Asian Cup winners, four new club champions and a galaxy of new Asian stars meant the 2010s produced countless classic moments and footballing landmarks from both established and developing nations.
With the decade in women’s football covered in a separate article, join the-AFC.com for a detailed look back at the key events and advances of the last 10 years in Asian football.
In review: A transformative decade of Asian women’s football
Kuala Lumpur: It was the decade in which Asia delivered, as the teams from the Continent experienced world-conquering success at all levels of the women’s game.
Japan became Asia’s first senior world champions at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, while Asian teams claimed a further five global titles at youth level as the world’s most populous continent played a key role in the women’s game’s global growth.
With 2020 fast approaching, join the-AFC.com as we look back on some of the key achievements, ground-breaking milestones and world-beating stars of a remarkable decade in the history of Asian women’s football.
Kuala Lumpur: Defending champions Al Hilal SFC will play in Group B of the 2020 AFC Champions League following the conclusion of the draw at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal, who defeated Urawa Red Diamonds of Japan to lift the 2019 title after runners-up finishes in 2014 and 2017, will have Shabab Al Ahli Dubai (UAE), Pakhtakor (UZB) and the winner of a play-off for company.