Kuala Lumpur: Clubs from Uzbekistan have featured in each AFC Champions League since the tournament launched in 2002-03, with a number of the Central Asian country's finest players having left their mark on the Continental competition.
An Uzbek side may have yet to win the AFC Champions League but the likes of Pakhtakor, Bunyodkor and Lokomotiv have impressed over the years, having all gone deep into the tournament while featuring a host of standout performers – many of whom have also starred for clubs outside their homeland.
This week we highlight five players from Uzbekistan who have shone on the Continental stage and ask you, the fans, to vote for your favourite at the bottom of the article.
Seoul: We continue our series reviewing the most popular clubs in Asia, this week shifting the focus to the country that boasts more Continental club winners in the AFC Champions League era than any other: Korea Republic.
Inaugurated in 1983, the K League has been home to some of the most successful sides in Asia ever since, with no fewer than six teams having been crowned kings of the Continent in the ensuing years and some of them on more than one occasion.
Based on both their success at home and overseas, here are the five candidates for Korea Republic's most popular club. After reviewing our selection, don't forget to cast your vote at the bottom of the article.
Kuala Lumpur: Over the past two months, the-AFC.com's '5 of the Best' series has brought you some of the most memorable goals from the AFC Cup, but this week we turn our attention to the other end of the pitch and focus on goalkeepers by reviewing some fabulous saves.
From Jordan to Johor, we highlight five breathtaking efforts from those trusted as the last line of defence as they perform wonders to keep out the opposition. Enjoy the selection and don't forget to vote your favourite at the bottom of the article.
Marta-inspired Khatun leading the way in Bangladesh
Dhaka: It is fair to say Sabina Khatun has developed through the years alongside the Bangladesh women's national team programme as a whole.
A decade back, she received her first call-up when the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) organised the country's first women's national team. Ten years on, Khatun, at 26, is the captain. With 19 goals from 37 international appearances, she is an icon of the women's game in the country and one of the most accomplished players.