Throughout 2016, FourFourTwo has been digging deep into the rich and colourful history of club football across Southeast Asia. This is the home of all that compelling content and will continue to be updated as the journey continues.
Ceres Negros have qualified for the AFC Cup ASEAN zonal final after defeating 2015 winners Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) 2-1, with drama unfolding in the final minutes at Pana'ad Park and Stadium on Wednesday.
Malaysian champions Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) will take a slim 3-2 lead to Philippines for the AFC Cup Zonal semi-final second leg at the end of May after a close encounter with Ceres Negros in Johor Bahru on Wednesday.
Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) are in the AFC Cup knockout rounds for the third year running, but it wasn’t smooth sailing this time around. FourFourTwo looks at seven key factors in their attempts to repeat their 2015 heroics, when they became the first Southeast Asian side to win the continental title.
Home United will be Singapore’s sole representative in the AFC Cup knockout stages after Tampines Rovers suffered a 4-2 home defeat to Philippine side Ceres-Negros in a must-win game for qualification.
Malaysian clubs Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) and Felda United put up better performances against Philippines sides in the AFC Cup this week. JDT smashed four past Global, while Felda shut out Ceres but will rue missed chances of their own.