Monthly archive - February 2012

Oman too strong for Thailand

By Kitinan Sanguansak - AFF Thai correspondent

Thailand’s World Cup qualifying campaign came to the end when they went down tamely 2-0 away to Oman in their final group match yesterday.

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Thailand’s preparation not ideal

By Kitinan Sanguansak - AFF Thai correspondent

Given the current state of Thailand’s preparations for Wednesday’s decisive World Cup qualifier away to Oman, they only have themselves to blame should Winfried Schaefer’s side fail to make it through the final qualifying round.

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Ghazi saves the day for Iran

By Dara Zarandi - AFF Iranian correspondent

A 92nd minute goal helped secure the Iranian national football team a 2-2 draw against Jordan on Thursday.

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Introducing Belal Arezou

Introducing Belal Arezou

By Edrees Mayar - AFF Afghanistan correspondent

When most of us think of Afghanistan we think of war, bloodshed, Taliban, hunger and tribal conflicts. Football would not be something at the forefront of people’s minds.

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Chonburi ready for Korean challenge

By Dale Farrington

When Chonburi first burst on to the AFC scene in 2008, they caught a lot of people off guard. The small provincial club from one of the region’s poorer relations, were within sixty seconds of beating eventual champions Gamba Osaska on their own patch, when they made their debut at this level.

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Asians Abroad - January 28-30

On the final weekend before the end of the transfer window, some players turned out for their sides for the last time this year. Shinji Kagawa was the standout performer with a brace for Borussia Dortmund.

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