VENUE: Penang City Stadium
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has resigned, citing a lack of support from the Iranian Football Assocation amid a club vs. country row.
There have been encouraging signs throughout the last year. Will optimism continue to grow around Chinese football continue in 2017?
With key internationals facing decisions over their club future, Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says he's ready to help them find new homes.
The Socceroos will host next year's vital World Cup qualifier with Saudi Arabia at the Adelaide Oval.
Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi is certain Jamie Maclaren will eventually become a permanent Socceroo despite an poor showing against Thailand.
We take a look at some of the major nations and familiar names who appear to have a battle on their hands to make the finals.