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Malaysian Clubs

AFC Cup Format Improvements Needed for ASEAN Clubs’ Benefit

(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 →

How Southeast Asian Clubs Can Prosper in Asia

(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 →

A Puskas Award Doesn’t Maketh An Local Football Icon

16 February 2016 was the date Malaysia football finally hit the headlines again - for the right reasons this time. For Mohd Faiz Subri’s physics-defying curler of a free kick goal in Penang’s 4-1 Malaysia Super League win over Pahang... Continue Reading →

Southeast Asia in AFC 2015 Review: Much Promise with Johor Darul Ta’zim Making History

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.

Money Talks, But Vision and Action Talk Louder As Johor Reach Asian Club Semis

(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 →

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