2019 Schedule

2019 Schedule
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2yReuters

Hong Kong fans boo China anthem before match

Hong Kong football fans booed as the Chinese national anthem was played on Wednesday before their team's 2-0 loss to China in South Korea.

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2yAssociated Press

Hong Kong fans turn back on Chinese anthem

Thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier.

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3yAssociated Press

Hong Kong plans anti-anthem booing law

Hong Kong authorities on Friday unveiled planned legislation punishing anyone who insults China's national anthem with up to three years in prison.

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4yMichael Church

Hong Kong fans renew anthem protest

Before the match against Lebanon, some turned their back on flag as China's anthem was played.

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4yPaul Murphy

Philippines blow chance to make Asian Cup

Philippines blew a chance to seal their place at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup as they laboured to a 0-0 draw in Nepal and will now have to wait until March.

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4yMichael Church

Hong Kong may face action on China boos

Disgruntled football fans run the risk of further action being taken against the Hong Kong Football Association by the Asian Football Confederation.

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4yMichael Church

Hong Kong warned on China anthem boos

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has warned the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) over the future conduct of its team's fans.

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4yESPN Staff

Vingada will stay as Malaysia coach - TMJ

FAM boss TMJ is standing by winless Malaysia coach Nelo Vingada, who suffered his fourth loss in five matches in AFC Asian Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

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4yNicolas Anil

Clueless Malaysia lack discipline, game plan

Red cards, lack of goals and no victories... Malaysia have got even worse, and risk missing out of the 2019 Asian Cup after another qualifying loss.

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4yPaul Murphy

Vietnam on brink of Asian Cup qualification

Vietnam are on the verge of qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after they went joint top of Group B with a dominant 5-0 victory over Cambodia.

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4yNicolas Anil

Malaysia offered cash incentive to beat HK

With a RM30,000 win bonus, Malaysia will "fight and run" in their AFC World Cup qualifier in Hong Kong on Tuesday night, says coach Nelo Vingada.

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4yNicolas Anil

Adam ready to play defence for Malaysia

Adam Nor Azlin is ready to quickly adapt to a two-man central defence if he is picked for Malaysia's crunch AFC Asian Cup qualifier in Hong Kong.

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4yNicolas Anil

Malaysia hope early HK arrival pays off

Striker Shahrel Fikri says Malaysia must take full advantage of their early arrival in Hong Kong for their 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Nizam Rahman - www.asiana.my
4yESPN Staff

Lok keen to lead line for Malaysia vs. HK

JDT's English born striker Darren Lok is set to lead the Malaysia attack in the vital AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifier in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

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4yNicolas Anil

Wan Zack 'happy' chasing Malaysia dreams

Wan Zack Haikal is glad to be included in the Malaysia squad to face Hong Kong on Tuesday after overcoming a potentially career-ending injury.

Nizam Rahman - www.asiana.my
4yNicolas Anil

JDT players miss start of Malaysia camp

Six JDT players were absent as national camp began, due an internal club meeting, with Malaysia preparing to face Hong Kong in an Asian Cup qualifier.

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4yNicolas Anil

Thanabalan: I'm not ready for Malaysia yet

Emerging striker N. Thanabalan says he agrees with Malaysia coach Nelo Vingada's decision to leave him out of the Asian Cup qualifying campaign.

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4yNicolas Anil

Syamer aims to make Malaysia call count

Syamer Kutty Abba says he'll live up to expectations after being called up by Malaysia for a crucial AFC Asian Cup qualifier in Hong Kong on Oct 10.

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4yESPN Staff

Thana not ready yet for Malaysia - Vingada

Nelo Vingada believes that SEA Games hero N. Thanabalan isn't yet ready to play for Malaysia vs. Hong Kong in the Asian Cup qualifier on Oct. 10.

2022 WCQ Table

AFC World Cup Qualifying - RoundGPWDLGDP
Syria8701+1521
AFC World Cup Qualifying - RoundGPWDLGDP
Australia8800+2624

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Goal Difference-9
Goals Scored4
Assists0
Goals Conceded13