All posts tagged aff

Harimau Malaya leave fans feeling blue

By Darren Goon (follow Darren on twitter @Box_to_Box)

On a humid night in Jakarta 23 months ago, history was made. As referee Peter Green blew for full-time, the stadium was silenced (a figure of speech, it would be terribly difficult to silence a crowd of 80,000 Indonesian fans) as a team in blue triumphed over their red-clad opponents.

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Thailand too good for the Azkals

By Keeshaanan Sundaresan

Thailand brokered their first victory of the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup after they cruised through by beating Philippines 2-1 at the Rajamangala Stadium.

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AFF Suzuki Cup Preview: Philippines

By Jaron Genota - AFF Philippines correspondent

After a cinderella run in the 2010 edition of the AFF Suzuki Cup, the Philippines will once again try to justify its progress in the FIFA world rankings when it takes on host Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar in the Group A of the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup.

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AFF Suzuki Cup Preview: Singapore

By Neo Chee Seong - AFF Singapore correspondent

After disappointing performances in the last two editions of ASEAN’s biggest football tournament, the Lions from Singapore are hoping that it will be third time lucky in the upcoming AFF Suzuki Cup as they bid to capture their fourth ASEAN title – a feat which no team in the tournament have ever achieved.

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AFF Suzuki Cup Preview: Malaysia

By Keeshaanan Sundaresan - AFF Malaysian correspondent

Two years ago, Malaysian football looked destined to head towards another dark period in terms of support from fans as they succumbed to a shambolic 5-1 defeat on the opening day.

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AFF Suzuki Cup ready to dazzle

The AFF Suzuki Cup, South-East Asia’s leading tournament that biennially injects zest into the daily lives of millions, blasts off on Saturday (November 24) with eight teams vying to be crowned kings of Asean football.

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AFF Suzuki Cup Preview: Thailand

By Kevin Watkin (follow Kevin on twitter @wellywolf)

Despite being considered a powerhouse in Southeast Asia, Thailand haven’t actually won the AFF Suzuki Cup (formerly Tiger Cup) since 2002.

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Are you ASEAN’s biggest Football fan?

Southeast Asian football fans have a passion for the game that is like nowhere else in the world.

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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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Weiss plans Azkals success

By Paul Williams

Hans Michael Weiss, the German in charge of the Philippines national team, is eyeing off success in this year’s AFF Suzuki Cup after the Azkals stunned everyone by making the Semi Finals in 2010.

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