Azmoun, Tomiyasu, Carpenter and more: Vote for your AFC International Player of the Week!
Kuala Lumpur: The year may be drawing to a close, but Asia’s cohort of players abroad shows little sign of slowing down, delivering another week of excellent performances on the other side of the globe.
It was a seven-day period that produced standout displays in both the men’s and women’s UEFA Champions Leagues, plus brilliance in league action in England, France, Germany and more.
But who was Asia’s best performer outside the continent? Study our carefully selected list of nominees – based on performances from December 7 to 13 – and don’t forget to cast your vote.
Kuala Lumpur: After Al Hilal SFC’s victory over Pohang Steelers in the 2021 AFC Champions League final last month brought the 19th edition of the continental competition to its conclusion, the-AFC.com takes a closer look at the numbers and players that caught the eye during the campaign.
There were numerous standout performers in what, with a total 40 clubs, was the biggest AFC Champions League in the tournament’s almost two-decade history.
We break down the statistics to review some of the key categories and those who excelled in them.