In a steady build-up to the year-end AFC Player of the Year excitement, AFC has released the latest list of candidates as of June 4.
Uzbekistan striker Maksim Shatskikh is set to join Russian Premier League side Krylia Sovetov Samara, bringing the curtain down on a hugely successful spell with Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv.
Saudi Arabia, pursuing a place at their fifth successive World Cup finals, recorded a convincing 4-1 win over Lebanon on Monday in a qualifier for the 2010 tournament,, Reuters reported.
Despite Saudi Arabia thrashing Lebanon 4-1, coach Helio dos Anjos believes his side requires plenty of improvement.
As Asia reaches the halfway stage of the third round of qualification for the 2010 World Cup, it is time to take a look at how the 20 hopefuls are doing, goal.com reported.
Singapore national coach Radojko Avramovic hailed World Cup qualifying opponents Uzbekistan’s class on Monday evening after the two teams had played out a ten-goal spectacle - and promptly admitted his charges had much to do to reach such standards, goal.com reported.
Matchday three of Asia’s third round of qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010™ was a mixed bag for the continent’s top five teams, who all featured at the finals in Germany in 2006.
Singapore coach Raddy Avramovic admitted that his side were beaten by a vastly superior team after the Lions were humbled 7-3 by Uzbekistan in a World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium on Monday.
Uzbekistan won 7-3 in Singapore to strengthen their position at the top of Group 4 in Asian qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ and put a huge dent in their opponents’ aspirations. It was Singapore’s biggest game in years and the nerves got to them, with a catalogue of schoolboy errors sealing their fate.