AFC uphold principles of political neutrality

DILI (23 June 2017) – The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have written to their Member Associations reiterating that all stakeholders involved in Asian football must respect the principle of political neutrality. The letter sent by the AFC stressed that the principle is a cornerstone of both the AFC and of the international sports movement, and is reflected in Article 3.2 of the AFC Statutes, which states:…

Milligan earns draw for Australia

SYDNEY (23 June 2017) – Mark Milligan’s second half penalty earned Australia a 1-1 draw with Cameroon on Thursday to keep alive their feint hopes of progressing to the FIFA Confederations Cup semi-finals. ustralia began the game brightly, but it was Cameroon who, after eventually establishing a foothold in the game, went ahead after Andre-Frank…

Gisung gives Phnom Penh big win

PHNOM PENH (21 June 2017) – Striker Gisung Yeon led Phnom Penh Crown FC to their biggest win ever in the Metfone Cambodia League where his seven goals saw them whitewashed struggling CMAC 11-0 at the RSN Stadium. South African Shane Booysen started the ball rolling with the first goal after eight minutes before Gisung…

Buriram take over TPL 2017 lead

BANGKOK (20 June 2017) – Buriram United take over the leadership of the Thai Premier League 2017 this week when their 2-0 win over Thai Navy capitalized on the draw suffered by close rivals Muangthong United at the hands of Sukhothai. Buriram, who has been on the chase all season long, finally clipped over their…