Dear readers, We are really excited to announce that Football Channel Asia is going through a rebranding process which would hopefully help us to reach our aim of becoming the ultimate resource for all those who love Asian football. As a result of the rebranding process, we will close our website from 1 January 2017, 

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Chinese Taipei captain Chen Po-Liang will arrive in Thailand to go on trial for several Thai League clubs, according to reports. Chen has spent the last four years playing for various Chinese Super League club, including Hangzhou Greentown and Shenzhen Ruby. He decided to leave China to join a Thai League club, and according to 

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Indonesian side Madura United has turned down an opportunity to sign Filipino midfielder Stephan Schrock from SpVgg Greuther Fürth due to a lack of transfer fund, according to reports. Schrock is currently plying his trade at Filipino club Ceres, on loan from Greuther Fürth. The German-Filipino player has come into Madura United’s attention recently, as 

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Thai League newly-crowned champions Muangthong United will arrive in Laos to participate in a friendly tournament, according to an official statement from Laos Premier League. The Thai club is scheduled to play two friendly matches against Laos All-Star and Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The matches will be played in late January and early February 2017. 

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Malaysian club Selangor FA has announced their possible exit from the domestic league ahead of the 2017 season. Citing funding problems, Selangor vice-president Datuk Subahan Kamal told local newspapers that the club is considering pulling out of the league. “Without funds, it will be difficult for us to continue. If there are no funds, we 

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Thailand national team midfielder Chanathip Songkrasin has agreed to sign a one-and-a-half year loan deal to play for Japanese side Consadole Sapporo, according to reports.The 23-year-old footballer has long been considered as one of the brightest prospects in Southeast Asian football scene. He was a key contributor to Thailand’s back-to-back titles at the regional tournament 

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Following Saturday’s dramatic result at Rajamangala Stadium, here are Football Channel Asia’s five key takeaways from this year’s AFF Suzuki Cup: 1. Thailand are Southeast Asia’s undisputed top team after silencing doubters Coming into the AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 after a disastrous World Cup qualification campaign, there were some doubts as to whether Thailand could defend 

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Former Indonesian footballer Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto has qualified as a candidate for chairman of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) for the period 2016-2020, according to official sources. At a debate featuring PSSI chairman candidates held on October 4, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto has promised to develop youth football, without any age fraud. “Honestly, I want 

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British newspaper The Guardian has published the latest edition of their annual Top Young Footballers list, consisting of 60 youngsters from around the world. Here are six Asian footballers who were including on the list. 1. Sebastian Pasquali (Australia/Melbourne Victory) An elegant central midfielder with great techniques, Pasquali is considered by experts as one of 

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Vietnam U19 team will arrive in Qatar in a few days’ time to train and play friendly matches ahead of the 2016 AFC U-19 Championship. According to schedules, the team will arrive in Qatar on October 6, and will take part in a friendly match against Tajikistan. On October 11, the team will arrive in 

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Singapore football icon Fandi Ahmad has been named the Football Association of Singapore’s (FAS) new head coach of youth.The announcement was made by FAS vice-president Edwin Tong during a media conference on Tuesday (Oct 4). Fandi has signed a three-year plus three contract with the FAS. He will take charge of the 2018 Asian Games, 2019 and 

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The reputation of Singapore football took another blow over the weekend after a brawl broke out during a Football Association Cup first-round match involving amateur sides on Saturday night. The game between Balestier United Recreation Club and Singapore Armed Forces Sports Association (Safsa) at the Gombak Stadium was halted by the referee in the 88th 

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Lanexang United has won the 2016 Lao Premier League title, after a convincing 3-1 victory against rivals Lao Toyota. Lanexang United’s Man of the Match was Khampheng Sayavutthi, who scored all three goals for the team. The result extended Lanexang United’s lead at the top of the table to nine points, enough for them to 

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Filipino club Global FC has won the 2016 United Football League after a 7-0 thrashing of Laos FC. A hat-trick from Matthew Hartmann as well as a brace Hikaru Minegishi helped the league leaders to record an important victory which left second-placed Ceres nine points behind, with just two matches to play. This is the 

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2016 V.League’s third place SHB Da Nang will participate in the 2016 Mekong Club Championship, Vietnam’s V.League officials confirmed. Previously, the V.League winners have usually been offered to play in the tournament, but newly-crowned  Hanoi T&T won’t be able to play due to undisclosed reasons. As a result, SHB Da Nang has been selected to replaced Hanoi 

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Qatari club Al Kharaitiyat has terminated Driss Fettouhi’s contract with the team due to an issue in his passport, official sources confirmed. Al Kharaitiyat is reportedly concerned about the Morocco-born footballer’s passport, which is under investigation by the Indonesian authorities. The club has signed ex-Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors player Erik Paartalu to replace Driss Fettouhi. Previously, 

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