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21 July 2017
Often described as the sleeping giant of Southeast Asian football, we’re about to get a taste of just how far the Philippines have stirred as they face two huge tournaments over the next month.
20 July 2017
The Singapore under-23’s hopes of qualifying for the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Under-23 Championship have taken a huge blow after a 2-0 defeat to Myanmar.
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24 June 2017
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have confirmed they have received an official letter from organisers of the proposed ASEAN Super League (ASL) stating the largely maligned competition won’t be going ahead.
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22 June 2017
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is intent on helping revive the fortunes of Singapore’s flagging S.League, while the governing body is also satisfied the country’s recent elections were conducted appropriately.
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6 March 2017
Malaysia's Asian Cup qualifying opener against North Korea in Pyongyang on March 28 might not occur after Malaysia's government barred the Tigers from traveling there due to security concerns following the alleged assassination of Kim Jong Nam. 
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15 February 2017
Football in Laos is on the verge of complete disintegration, headlined by 15 current or former players being banned for life on Wednesday over their role in match-fixing.
1 February 2017
US President Donald Trump has wasted little time implementing some of his more controversial election promises, including a travel ban aimed at certain Muslim countries. How could it impact Asian football? Scott McIntyre explores the issues...
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6 December 2016
Conceptualised a decade ago, the start of the ASEAN Super League (ASL) has been delayed several times. The odds seem stacked against the regional league, but former Football Association of Singapore president Zainudin Nordin is confident it will take flight.
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7 November 2016
The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) newest tournament, the Solidarity Cup, has been rocked by match-fixing claims, with four players from Laos provisionally suspended by the AFC for 60 days.
28 September 2016
It was supposed to be the day the Asian Football Confederation got its house in order and established a fresh presence on the FIFA Council. It ended with millions spent for zero return and more questions than answers, as Scott McIntyre explains...

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