Kuala Lumpur: Tractor SC have been voted as Asia's Most Popular Club by fans following a week-long poll by the-AFC.com.
The Islamic Republic of Iran clubside garnered 51.14 percent of the 1,468,693 votes cast to emerge top after months of domestic polls and four regional finals.
The most popular club in our IR Iran poll, as well as our Central and South Asian regional poll, Tabriz-based Tractor had to see off some of the biggest names in Asian club football and the-AFC.com extend our congratulations to them.
Check out the eight clubs who made the final and results below. Thank you for voting.
Vote for your best 2020 AFC Champions League Team: Goalkeeper
Kuala Lumpur: Fans of Asian football have voted for their Best XI at each edition of the AFC Champions League between 2016 and 2019, so now the-AFC.com turns to the most recently concluded chapter, the 2020 competition, to determine the top 11 players.
To select the candidates for each position, we have reflected on match data from the tournament to draw up a statistics-based approach to present the outstanding performers.
We kick things off with five standout goalkeepers for the all-important number one jersey. Review the nominees and then choose who you think should take the position as the last line of defence in this all-star XI in the poll below.
Best Goal of AFC Champions League 2020: Six finalists confirmed
Kuala Lumpur: Theerathon Bunmathan, Abdulrahman Al Obaid and Mehdi Abdi Qara have completed the cast for the Best Goal of AFC Champions League 2020 final following the conclusion of Semi-final 2 on Wednesday.
Yokohama F. Marinos' Theerathon topped the second semi-final with 45.75 percent of the votes with Al Nassr's Ol Obaid finishing second with 18.67 percent. Persepolis FC's Abdi Qara finished third with 17.98 percent.
Katanec calls up 24 players for Iraq friendly against UAE
Baghdad: Iraq national team head coach Srecko Katanec has named 24 players for the international friendly against UAE in Dubai on January 12 in preparation for the resumption of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
Katanec left out familiar names like defensive duo Saad Natiq and Ali Faez while midfielders Bashar Resan and Humam Tareq will not be available as the match is played outside FIFA’s international match calendar.
Son Heung-min creates more history with 100th goal for Tottenham in win over Leeds
London: Son Heung-min scored his 100th goal for Tottenham Hotspur as they defeated Leeds United 3-0 to move back into the English Premier League’s top four on Saturday.
Korea Republic star Son scored Tottenham’s second two minutes before half-time, with a Harry Kane penalty having given the hosts the lead in the 27th minute. Toby Alderweireld scored with a header to make it 3-0 in the 50th minute.
GameChangers: Wang Shuang – From Paris pioneer to hero of Wuhan
Beijing: From taking on the world in 2019 to being confined to her apartment in 2020, Wang Shuang has experienced ups and downs that even a player blessed with her vision couldn’t have seen coming.
But despite missing their biggest international matches of the year during a two-month lockdown, China PR’s playmaker will still end 2020 as a champion.
In the latest edition of the-AFC.com’s GameChangers series, China’s star midfielder opens up on leading her city to a priceless league title, and what she learned from being the only Chinese player in one of the world’s biggest leagues.