Kuala Lumpur: It's more goals galore from the AFC Cup and this week the-AFC.com turns its focus to a handful of quick-witted touches that have bamboozled opposition defences and goalkeepers.
From a delightful tournament-winning strike in Qarshi to impudent efforts in Al-Ram, Arbil, Dhaka and Cibinong, our latest edition of the '5 of the Best' really does cover the length and breadth of the Continent. So enjoy the selection and don't forget to vote for your favourite in the poll below!
Asia’s future stars discover contenders for Bahrain 2020 challenge
Kuala Lumpur: Three-time winners and defending champions Japan are set to face Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and China PR in Group D following Thursday’s official draw for the AFC U-16 Championship Bahrain 2020 at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur.
Sixteen teams will be vying for the title while the top four teams will qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2021.
Qatar to host 2020 AFC Champions League in the West region
Kuala Lumpur: The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has been confirmed as the host Member Association for the 2020 AFC Champions League matches in the West region from the Group Stage to the Semi-finals, which will take place from September 14 to October 3, 2020.
The AFC had earlier reiterated its commitment to complete the 2020 AFC Club Competitions in a centralised venue with all matches in the Group Stage for both the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup to be played in full and the knock-out stages consisting of single match ties.
The deadline for bids to host the centralised AFC Champions League West region matches was on July 13, 2020.
Kuala Lumpur: They are Asian football’s great managers, motivators and masterminds.
In the 64-year history of the tournament, only 16 men have won the AFC Asian Cup as a head coach, with countless other talented tacticians trying, and failing, to get their hands on Asian football’s greatest prize.
Kuala Lumpur: The fans' best XI of the 2017 AFC Champions League was decided last week, so now the-AFC.com turns to the next chapter of the Continent's most prestigious club tournament, the 2018 edition, 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 begin with five candidates for the all-important number one shirt. Review the nominees and then choose your favourite goalkeeper to helm the rearguard for this all-star XI in the poll below.