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Indonesia march on in Asian World Cup qualifiers as regional rivals falter Indonesia march on in Asian World Cup qualifiers as regional rivals falter

Indonesia are through to the next round of World Cup qualifying -- but they will be the only ASEAN team there.

Crucial evening for ASEAN hopefuls with World Cup qualification progress still realistic for some Crucial evening for ASEAN hopefuls with World Cup qualification progress still realistic for some

As the 2nd round of Asian WCQ reaches its climax, there is still plenty at stake for Southeast Asia's hopefuls.

Familiar foes meet again as 2024 ASEAN Championship delivers Causeway derby Familiar foes meet again as 2024 ASEAN Championship delivers Causeway derby

Some recent rivalries, as well as a traditional one, are set to be renewed as this year's ASEAN Championship.

Indonesia issue huge statement as Southeast Asian counterparts falter in World Cup qualifiers Indonesia issue huge statement as Southeast Asian counterparts falter in World Cup qualifiers

On a disappointing night for ASEAN football in the Asian qualifiers, Indonesia would issue a big statement.

South Korea held by Thailand in first game of post-Klinsmann era South Korea held by Thailand in first game of post-Klinsmann era

South Korea dropped points in a draw against Thailand but still maintained their Group C lead after China failed to capitalize.

Five things to keep an eye on as Asian qualifiers for 2026 FIFA World Cup return Five things to keep an eye on as Asian qualifiers for 2026 FIFA World Cup return

After a four-month hiatus, the second round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup returns this week -- and there's plenty to keep a close eye on.

Philippine football embarks on next chapter with new coach Tom Saintfiet and fresh identity Philippine football embarks on next chapter with new coach Tom Saintfiet and fresh identity

Philippine football is embarking on a new chapter with a new coach at the helm in Tom Saintfiet and the hunt for a fresh identity.

Ex-England boss Sven-Göran Eriksson diagnosed with terminal cancer Ex-England boss Sven-Göran Eriksson diagnosed with terminal cancer

Former England manager Sven-Göran Eriksson has said he has been diagnosed with cancer and might have less than a year to live "at best."

New Philippine Football Federation president promises sweeping changes New Philippine Football Federation president promises sweeping changes

Newly-elected Philippine Football Federation president John Gutierrez vowed to make sweeping changes in the country's football program.

Malaysia pull off stunning fightback, Lee Kang-in unleashed in Asian World Cup qualifiers Malaysia pull off stunning fightback, Lee Kang-in unleashed in Asian World Cup qualifiers

With the second round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup getting underway on Thursday, here are five key takeaways from the action.

WCQ - AFC Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Iran 0 0 0
2 Qatar 0 0 0
3 Uzbekistan 0 0 0
4 United Arab Emira.. 0 0 0
5 Kyrgyz Republic 0 0 0
6 North Korea 0 0 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
Patrick Reiche.. 2 5 0
Kevin Ingreso 1 5 1
Pocholo Bugas 0 6 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
Kevin Ingreso 1 5 1
Alex Monis 1 2 0
Pocholo Bugas 0 6 0