It should not be all doom and gloom in Singapore's 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying campaign, according to veteran defender Daniel Bennett, who has vowed to fight all the way.
Singapore's shock 2-1 home defeat to Chinese Taipei on June 10 leaves the four-time Southeast Asian champions bottom of Group E on one point after two matches.
But Tampines Rovers' veteran Bennett, who has won 136 caps since 2002, says the Lions have enough games to turn around their fortunes.
"We're pushing forward in the Asian...
KUALA LUMPUR -- New national coach Nelo Vingada says Malaysia are still capable of making the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, despite a disastrous start to their qualifying campaign in which they fell to a last-minute 2-1 home defeat against Lebanon.
In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Vingada refused to criticise his players, calling them "special and fantastic" and like his "sons".
And he compared Malaysia's collapse against Lebanon on June 13, when they conceded two goals in the last 15 minutes to blow...
Former Manchester United assistant boss Carlos Queiroz has given his vote of confidence to Nelo Vingada, despite the Malaysia's new national coach making a losing start.
Portugal's Vingada saw his first game in charge end in a costly 2-1 defeat at home to Lebanon in 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying on Tuesday.
But current Iran manager Quieroz, who worked alongside Vingada as Portugal won consecutive Under-20 World Cups in 1989 and 1991, has backed his compatriot to succeed.
"I have been to Malaysia...
Let's be honest, this Indian team has flaws.
The numbers are impressive but they don't tell the entire story. India have huffed, puffed, got the 'job done', but there are loopholes. Loopholes that, if not addressed, could fade the shining light. Based on the two Asian Cup qualifiers, both 1-0 wins, here are a few concerns Constantine would need to address before India take the pitch next against Macau on September 5.
India's biggest weakness lies in midfield. In both games - Myanmar and...