Hong Kong Premier League side Wofoo Tai Po celebrate after a penalty shoot-out win against Ryomyong SC in the AFC Cup play-off at Mong Kok Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong Premier League side Wofoo Tai Po celebrate after a penalty shoot-out win against Ryomyong SC in the AFC Cup play-off at Mong Kok Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong Premier League side Wofoo Tai Po celebrate after a penalty shoot-out win against Ryomyong SC in the AFC Cup play-off at Mong Kok Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

The East Stand by Jonathan White

AFC Cup highlights Asian football has a long way to go to become ‘world’s leading confederation’

  • Asia’s second cup competition complicated by geographic spread and standards of member leagues
  • Work needs done for AFC to reach its lofty visions and missions

Hong Kong Premier League side Wofoo Tai Po celebrate after a penalty shoot-out win against Ryomyong SC in the AFC Cup play-off at Mong Kok Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong Premier League side Wofoo Tai Po celebrate after a penalty shoot-out win against Ryomyong SC in the AFC Cup play-off at Mong Kok Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong Premier League side Wofoo Tai Po celebrate after a penalty shoot-out win against Ryomyong SC in the AFC Cup play-off at Mong Kok Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.