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Laos overpower Brunei

Khampheng Sayavutthi and substitute Kanlaya Sysomvang converted second-half penalties as Laos came from behind to beat Brunei Darussalam 3-1 on Thursday to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the Final Round of the AFF Suzuki Cup.

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Thai Port keep survival hopes alive

By Kevin Watkin

Port kept their survival hopes alive with a home win over Chiang Rai Utd, who were hauled back to the edge of the relegation scrap. Chainat and Police both stayed just ahead of Port with home wins against Pattaya and Bangkok Glass.

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Win dedicated to Timorese people

Yangon: A delighted Emerson Alcantara dedicated Timor Leste’s 3-1 win over Laos on Tuesday to the people of the country as his team moved a step closer to a spot in the Final Round of the AFF Suzuki Cup.

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Former champions to meet in qualifying

Three-time champions Saudi Arabia and 2007 winners Iraq will face off as the two former continental champions seek to qualify for the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 following Tuesday’s preliminary round draw in Melbourne.

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Draw for 2015 AFC Asian Cup completed

The road to AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 became clearer on Tuesday as the Preliminary Draw for Asia’s biggest football event was conducted in Melbourne.

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Muang Thong edge close to perfect season

By Kevin Watkin

Muang Thong continued their unbeaten run with a 3-0 home win over Esan. They now need two wins from their remaining five games to clinch the title.

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Uzbekistan claim maiden U16 title

Uzbekistan have been crowned winners of the AFC U-16 Championship 2012 for the first time in the nation’s history after defeating Japan 3-1 in a penalty shoot-out in the final at Tehran’s PAS Stadium on Saturday evening.

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Asians Abroad – September 29-October 1

Asians Abroad - September 29-October 1

By Paul Williams

Once again dozens of players fronted up for their respective clubs over the weekend, some continuing to find the back of the net such as Japan’s Hiroshi Ibusuki.

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Guangzhou out to keep ACL dream alive

Guangzhou out to keep ACL dream alive

Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande face two-time winners Al Ittihad in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday looking to overturn a two-goal first leg deficit, while the visitors to Tianhe Stadium are looking to advance to the last four alongside fellow Saudi League sides Al Ahli and Al Hilal.

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Al Ittihad’s Hazazi dreaming of ACL success

With a pair of headers in the latter stages of their 4-2 AFC Champions League quarter-final first leg win over China’s Guangzhou Evergrande last week, Naif Hazazi underlined his ever-burgeoning reputation in front of goal.

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