Singapore's V. Sundramoorthy and Shahril Ishak have endorsed the changes for the 2018 Suzuki Cup, with a new home-and-away format in the group stage.
Former Thailand and Cameroon head coach Winfried Schafer, of Germany, has been appointed as the new manager of Iranian giants Esteghlal FC.
Vietnam have appointed South Korea's Park Hang-Seo, ex-assistant to Guus Hiddink, as their new coach for their 2019 Asian Cup qualifying campaign.
Kiatisuk Senumuang has denied rumours he is set to take charge of the Vietnam national team, adding his first priority is to complete his Pro Licence.
Singapore midfielder Hariss Harun has been named in the Best XI for 2016 at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Awards ceremony in Bali.
Kiatisuk Senumuang has been linked with the vacant position of Vietnam coach after meeting officials from the country at the AFF meeting in Indonesia.