Timor-Leste made a decent World Cup qualifiers run four years ago until their opponents found the reason behind that. After they got punished by the AFC and FIFA, now it was their former rivals’ chance to exact revenge.
Carlos Queiroz’s era in Iran’s national team is now part of the past. Team Melli is looking now for more success with a new coach, Marc Wilmots.
Managers were fired and the whole team was in crisis. Even in this situation, Ittihad Jeddah is finishing a horrible season with a survival in the Saudi top tier.
Martin Lasarte and Zoran Mamić arrived in the Middle East in order to manage two of the region’s giants. When things are starting to boil, both can feel the pressure.
Daegu FC and Gyeongnam FC surprised everyone when they qualified for their first AFC Champions League campaign. The two clubs from South Korea are now looking for more upsets at the continental level.