Three more teams booked a spot at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup after a full slate of qualifiers on Friday saw United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia book passage to Australia.
Preliminary round qualifiers Buriram United continued their stunning form in the AFC Champions League with a 2-1 first-leg win over Bunyodkor, while 2012 finalists Al Ahli also have one foot in the last eight after a draw at El Jaish.
Following the dramatic conclusion to the last league campaign in Saudi Arabia, supporters are hoping for a similar situation during the new season. FIFA.com has all the details.
FIFA.com looks at Brazilian striker Victor Simoes whose chart-topping goal tally has helped revitalise Saudi Arabia club Al Ahli in the latest adventure of a fascinating career.
After a period of dominance for Al Hilal and Al Ittihad in Saudi Arabia, Al Shabab are back on top under Belgian coach Michel Preud’homme. FIFA.com looks closer.
FIFA.com’s weekly review of club action in Asia and Oceania includes Saudi glory for Al Shabab, the ongoing success of Japan’s Vegalta Sendai, history for Tahiti’s AS Tefana, plus looming finales in Australia, New Zealand ...