2020 saw the Southeast Asian football calendar turned topsy-turvy as the COVID-19 pandemic forced rescheduling of fixtures with eventual successfully-concluded seasons. It came at the cost of international football and domestic cups though. Here's the chronicling of an eventful year. #ASEANFootball #COVID-19
(Headline Photo Credit: Home United Football Club) With a major overhaul in the competition structure of Asia’s second-tier club competition the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup this year, Southeast Asian club football enters into a new realm of uncertainty. Gone... Continue Reading →
(Headline Photo Credit: Muangthong United) Muangthong United kept Thailand’s – and Southeast Asia’s – flag flying high in the AFC Champions League on 26 April when they defeated Australian side Brisbane Roar 3-0 at home in their penultimate group stage... Continue Reading →
AseanBola reviews Southeast Asia's overall and individual showings in what was a year of tremendous breakthrough in the 2015 AFC Cup, especially for Malaysia club representatives Pahang and eventual tournament champions Johor Darul Ta'zim.
(Headline Photo Credit: Buriram United) The 2015 AFC Champions League (ACL) was a forgettable campaign for Southeast Asia as none of the regional representatives advanced beyond the group stage for the second successive year. Automatic first round entrants Becamex Binh... Continue Reading →
(Headline Photo Credit: Free Malaysia Today) Years of long suffering in Malaysia football were recently alleviated when Johor Darul Ta’zim made history by becoming the first club to reach the semi-finals of the AFC Cup since the inauguration of the... Continue Reading →