Singapore and Malaysia may have missed out, but this weekend's AFF Suzuki Cup semifinals will still be full of intrigue and excitement.
The first legs see Indonesia host Vietnam on Saturday, with Myanmar at home to Thailand on Sunday.
The countries have all qualified under differing circumstances. But each of the quartet now have an equal chance at Southeast Asian bragging rights, while etching a compelling tale in their football histories.
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