Waitakere United and Auckland City once again dominated the headlines throughout the recently concluded New Zealand domestic season, with the former completing an unprecedented run of success.
The ninth edition of the New Zealand national league commenced amid a flurry of goals with competition heavyweights Auckland City and Waitakere United, as well as Manawatu all hitting stride early.
Waitakere United claimed a 4-1 victory over Team Wellington to secure their third consecutive league title and book a place in the 2012/13 O-League.
FIFA.com looks at Australia and United Arab Emirates, where the elite are suddenly under intense pressure, as well as the latest from Iran, Thailand and Oceania.
FIFA.com reviews the New Zealand domestic season which once again proved to be a two-horse race between perennial title challengers Waitakere United and Auckland City.
FIFA.com’s review of league action across Asia and Oceania looks at the opening rounds in Japan and Korea Republic, as well as the weekend fortunes in Saudi Arabia, Australia, New Zealand, Qatar and Thailand.