A new, lucrative Indian football league is in town but how beneficial are these leagues to the continent’s rise?
The country’s omission from the 2014 calendar did not come as surprise after four years of struggle.
There were high expectations but the exit from the 2014 World Cup for all four Asian teams was swift.
In 2008, Guam was ranked 201st. But using funds wisely, it has improved with plans in place for more work.
West Sydney Wanderers topped their Asian Champions League group but other Australian teams are not far behind.
From big-name imports to lucrative contracts, Chinese football has become the most popular and followed in the region.
Guangzhou Evergrande may be about to make history on the Asian stage but it could come at a price for Chinese football.
The national team are struggling for form but there are positive signs for Australian football writes John Duerden.
The idea of a Champions League for South Asia is not new, writes John Duerden, but it is perhaps needed for development.
The region is increasingly becoming the destination of choice for major sporting events, writes John Duerden.