The second shortlist of contenders for the 2011 AFC Player of the Year award has been announced and includes continental stars such as Japan pair Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa, plus Uzbekistan's Server Djeparov.
With an AFC Champions League semi-final looming this Wednesday, K-League elite Suwon Bluewings are just three matches away from a return to their former glory on the continental stage.
Star strikers came to the fore in Asia over the weekend, grabbing goals aplenty as the leaders in the continent's major leagues strengthened their positions. FIFA.com rounds up the best of the action.
The AFC Champions League knockout stage commences next week with the Round of 16, but there is an equally intense battle to be crowned the continent’s top goalscorer as FIFA.com examines.
Suwon Bluewings booked their place in next season's Asian Champions League after defeating Busan I'Park 1-0 to win the Korean FA Cup.
The AFC Champions League resumption proved a disappointment for Korea Republic clubs with only Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma victorious while Saudi teams Al Hilal and Al Shabab both enjoyed solid wins.