Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas will contest the Dakar Rally in 2018 after quitting as manager of Chinese side Shanghai SIPG. Villas-Boas, whose uncle took part in the event in 1982, will drive a Toyota Hilux in the 15-day rally which starts in Peru on January 6 and travels through Bolivia before
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts break down Thailand’s resilient 1-1 draw with the UAE in World Cup Qualifying. New Thailand head coach Milovan Rajevac believes his side can approach the final two matches of their Group B World Cup qualifying campaign with confidence after holding the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Bangkok on Tuesday night.
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Chinese Taipei captain Chen Po-Liang will arrive in Thailand to go on trial for several Thai League clubs, according to reports. Chen has spent the last four years playing for various Chinese Super League club, including Hangzhou Greentown and Shenzhen Ruby. He decided to leave China to join a Thai League club, and according to
Malaysian club Johor Darul Ta’zim has signed former Independiente B and Argentina U-17 player Brian Ferreira, as well as former Al-Faisaly Harmah player Gonzalo Cabrera, according to reports. The two Argentine players are expected to replace Pereyra Diaz, who left the club at the end of the previous season, and Hariss Harun, who is going
Indonesian side Madura United has turned down an opportunity to sign Filipino midfielder Stephan Schrock from SpVgg Greuther Fürth due to a lack of transfer fund, according to reports. Schrock is currently plying his trade at Filipino club Ceres, on loan from Greuther Fürth. The German-Filipino player has come into Madura United’s attention recently, as
Hong Kong club Kitchee FC has invited Thai League defending champions Muangthong United to play in a friendly tournament during the Chinese new year in early 2017, according to reports. Aside from Muangthong United, Kitchee FC also invited Australia U23 team and Korean club Seoul FC to participate in the tournament. However, Muangthong United hasn’t
Thai League newly-crowned champions Muangthong United will arrive in Laos to participate in a friendly tournament, according to an official statement from Laos Premier League. The Thai club is scheduled to play two friendly matches against Laos All-Star and Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The matches will be played in late January and early February 2017.
Malaysian club Selangor FA has announced their possible exit from the domestic league ahead of the 2017 season. Citing funding problems, Selangor vice-president Datuk Subahan Kamal told local newspapers that the club is considering pulling out of the league. “Without funds, it will be difficult for us to continue. If there are no funds, we
Tampines Rovers midfielder Hafiz Sujad will arrive in Thailand this week in order to go on trials with Thai club Sisaket FC and Big Bang Chula United, according to reports. Hafiz Sujad joined Tampines Rovers in early 2016. The 26-year-old midfielder played 20 matches and scored two goals to help the club finished second in