FIFA.com previews the upcoming Chinese Super League season with Marcello Lippi's star-studded Guangzhou Evergrande eyeing a third successive crown.
FIFA.com chats with Mali goalscoring legend Frederic Kanoute about his international career, the Eagles new breed, fresh opportunities in the Chinese Super League and more.
It was a case of missed opportunities for a number of the leading teams in Japan and Korea Republic, while some headline-grabbing names endured varying degrees of success in Iran and China PR.
Frederic Kanoute has become the latest player to move to the Chinese Super League, leaving Sevilla to sign a two-year deal with Beijing Guoan.
Frederic Kanoute chats to FIFA.com about his seven years with Sevilla, his next move, the brilliance of Lionel Messi and Barcelona, and his international career with Mali.
FIFA.com spoke to former France international Alain Giresse about his Mali side’s recent progress, his ambitions ahead of the next CAF Africa Cup of Nations, and his thoughts on their qualifying group for Brazil 2014.