Seoul: Korea Republic will play friendlies against Iceland and Moldova in Turkey as Paulo Bento’s squad prepare for their next matches in the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar in January and February.
Bento named a 26-man squad featuring Asia-based players for the games, which will be played in Atalya. The Taeguk Warriors meet Iceland on January 15 before facing the Moldovans six days later.
Vote For Your Best 2021 AFC Champions League Team: Coach
Kuala Lumpur: The 11 players for the 2021 AFC Champions League’s team of the tournament have been decided so now it’s time to pick who you think would be the ideal candidate to lead the side by selecting the best coach from the continental competition.
As ever, there were a number of master tacticians who impressed, and we’ve picked three of the standout performers for you to review before voting at the foot of the article.
Vote for your Best Goal of the 2021 AFC Champions League: The Final
Kuala Lumpur: The fans have voted and whittled 20 of the finest goals from the 2021 AFC Champions League down to just 10, so now it's time to find out what you consider the best goal of the year from the continental competition.
From Sharof Mukhiddinov's opening-day piledriver to Nasser Al Dawsari's screamer in the final, we've got 10 fabulous goals to choose from. Review the nominees once more and tell us whose strike was the best of the campaign by casting your vote at the foot of the article.
Central and South Asia Wrap: Esteghlal take charge, Shagadam’s cup, Awards for Shomurodov, Dzhalilov
Bishkek: Football may have slowed down in several locations throughout the globe as the new year approaches, but it continues in earnest in Central and South Asia, where team and individual honours were decided this week.
Shagadam lifted the Turkmenistan Cup, while Eldor Shomurodov, Khusain Norchaev and Alisher Dzhalilov were among the players to end 2021 in style by earning major annual honours in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Elsewhere, Esteghlal enjoyed a productive week on the domestic front in Islamic Republic of Iran, while ATK Mohun Bagan did the same in India.
Join the-AFC.com for all the latest news and results from Dushanbe to Delhi.
East Asia & ASEAN Wrap: Shandong crowned champions of China PR
Hong Kong: Shandong Taishan have won the 2021 Chinese Super League after a 2-0 win over Hebei FC on Sunday clinched their first title since 2010 and fifth overall.
In Australia, Melbourne Victory have risen to the top of the A-League Men standings after beating local rivals Western United while there was FA Cup action in Hong Kong, so join the-AFC.com as we review the latest fixtures from across East Asia and ASEAN.