Malaysia's new Portuguese national coach Nelo Vingada should be axed if the nation fails to earn Asian Cup qualification, writes Jason Dasey.
New coach Gary White says unfancied Chinese Taipei can edge out Singapore and Turkmenistan to reach the 2019 Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Malaysia's 2019 Asian Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang, twice rescheduled, will finally go ahead in Pyongyang on Oct. 5, says the AFC.
Despite four games without a win, coach Nelo Vingada is the right man to lead Malaysia in Asian Cup qualifying, according to two of his players.
Malaysia defender Aidil Zafuan is bracing himself for an AFC sanction for pushing referee Chris Beath in Tuesday's Asian Cup qualifier in Malacca.
Coach V. Sundramoorthy says fatigue contributed to Singapore leaking a late equaliser in a 1-1 Asian Cup qualifying draw vs. Turkmenistan on Tuesday.