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Independiente del Valle
12:45 AM UTC May 25, 2016
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Philadelphia Union
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Singapore U21 star Ammirul ready for Malaysia in Nations Cup

Young Lions midfielder Ammirul Emmran
Ammirul Emmran will lead the Singapore U21 side at the Nations Cup next month.

Singapore U21 captain Ammirul Emmran has warned his teammates to expect a feisty encounter against Malaysia at the Nations Cup in June.

The quadrangular tournament has attracted Southeast Asian powerhouses Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand to the showpiece event in Malacca.

Scheduled for June 3 and 5 at the Hang Jebat Stadium, the four teams will vie for the title, with Thailand as the pre-tournament favourites.

Despite his side's relative inexperience at this level, Ammirul, who had a training...

China keep alive their 2018 World Cup hopes, as Australia and Japan cruise

China completed a remarkable transformation in their 2018 World Cup AFC qualifying campaign after a 2-0 victory over Qatar saw them advance to the third round on the road to Russia. 

Facing elimination if they failed to win in Xian, China brought the game to life just before the hour. Qatari goalkeeper Amine Lecomte saved from point-blank range but was helpless as the rebound was hit against the underside of the bar and bounced out.

The ball found its way to Huang Bowen, whose shot on the turn...

 By John Duerden

Vietnam's Le Cong Vinh hopes to become World Cup hero like Beckham

Vietnam striker Le Cong Vinh
Vietnam star striker Le Cong Vinh has been compared to former England midfielder David Beckham.

"Personally, I don't like it when people make that comparison about us. My name is Le Cong Vinh, not David Beckham. It's all down to the media. But it's OK. I can't complain."

Le Cong Vinh, married to famous Vietnamese singer Thuy Tien, may not appreciate the label. But there is one aspect of the original Beckham's career that he would love nothing more than to match.

Back in 2001, England''s passage to the World Cup finals the following summer was starting to look a little dicey. After the glory...

David Beckham comparisons OK with Vietnam star Le Cong Vinh

Le Cong Vinh is one of Asia's biggest stars.

Vietnam star Le Cong Vinh says he is OK with comparisons to former England, Manchester United, Real Madrid and LA Galaxy star David Beckham.

Cong Vinh, 30, is Vietnam's leading international goal scorer with 42 goals in 71 appearances and is set to pass Nguyen Minh Phuong's record of 73 caps in the coming weeks.

A three-time winner of the Vietnamese Ballon d'Or, Cong Vinh is the captain of the Golden Stars and is married to Vietnamese singer Thuy Tien -- ensuring that the couple are often compared...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Australia, Jordan cruise in World Cup qualifiers as Thailand, Japan advance

Tom Rogic and Nathan Burns both scored doubles as the Socceroos thrashed Tajikistan 7-0 in Adelaide.

Australia hammered Tajikistan 7-0 in AFC World Cup qualifying in Ange Postecoglou's biggest win as head coach on Thursday.

The Socceroos went ahead through Massimo Luongo in the second minute, then Mile Jedinak slotted home a penalty in the 13th and went into the break at 2-0.

However, the floodgates opened in the second half as another penalty from Mark Milligan made it 3-0 in the 57th minute and Nathan Burns and Tomas Rogic both netted braces in the latter stages to put a gloss on the scoreline.