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2020: Southeast Asia Football (Almost) Overcame COVID-19

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

Rajagobal Uplift For Brunei Football

The appointment of AFF Championship-winning head coach K Rajagobal could be the masterstroke that will lift Brunei towards becoming a credible Southeast Asian football nation under his guidance.

5 Challenges in Pandemic-Affected AFF Suzuki Cup

The global pandemic COVID-19 has forced the postponement of the biennial AFF Suzuki Cup to 2021. The long-lasting effects of the virus in Southeast Asian football goes beyond the scheduling as AseanBola analyses the impact it has on the regional flagship regional tournament.

From Closed Door to Shutdown: How COVID-19 Forced Southeast Asia into Football Inactivity

Despite attempts to keep football going during the early outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, things changed following the declaration of the virus as a pandemic, with dominoes falling and eventually leading to a blanket Southeast Asian football shutdown by the end of March 2020 in the space of less than a fortnight. #COVID19 #ASEANFootball

COVID-19 v SARS: Pandemic Impact on Southeast Asian Football

(Main Photo: AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal group stage action taking place in Cambodia in the midst of the global and regional COVID-19 outbreak on 10 March. Photo Credit: the-afc.com) Southeast Asia is feeling the brunt of the outbreak of the... Continue Reading →

Can Thailand Finally Scale Beyond SEA Heights?

(Headline Photo Credit: Asean Football Federation) Football fans in Thailand are having it awesome these days. The good days of Thai football are back following the exploits of national and club sides in Southeast Asia and beyond in the first... Continue Reading →

ASEAN’s World Cup Qualifying Dreams Remains a Pipedream

Following the joint World Cup-Asian Cup qualifying results of the Southeast Asian representatives over the past fortnight, the aspiration of reaching the top echelons of the world game remains just as that. The majority of the region endured a torrid... Continue Reading →

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