Colombo: 10 teams will compete for honours in the inaugural season of the Sri Lanka Super League.
Initially scheduled to kick off in April, the Super League is now expected to take off in November, subject to health authorities’ clearances.
Defenders SC, Sea Hawks SC, Blue Eagles, Colombo FC, Renown SC, Ratnam SC, Red Star SC, Blue Star SC, Up Country Lions SC and New Youngs FC are the 10 sides in the competition after meeting the Football Federation Sri Lanka's (FFSL) Club Licensing Criteria in association with the Asian Football Confederation.
Kyrgyz Republic's Mr Right eyes World Cup qualifying breakthrough
Bishkek: On the surface, a FIFA World Cup berth is not something which countries like Kyrgyz Republic dare dream of. The Central Asians, ranked 96 in the current FIFA World Ranking, have never reached even the continent's final qualifying round.
With the team's good run in the second round of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, however, the former Soviet republic now harbour genuine hopes of a breakthrough this time around.
Beijing: The COVID-19 delayed Chinese Super League football season will begin on July 25, the Chinese Football Association announced on Wednesday.
The 16-team competition, which had been originally due to kick off in February, will be split into two groups, one in the northeastern city of Dalian and the other in Suzhou, near Shanghai, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) said.
Tokyo: Japan is one of the heavyweights of the Continental game, as are its clubs with several Asian championships to their name.
As a continuation of our series that has seen the most popular clubs reviewed in West Asia, we now turn to the eastern side of the Continent with the upcoming resumption of the J.League the perfect opportunity to ask you, the Asian football fans, to decide the most popular club side from Japan.