HCM City have been ranked in the best 100 teams of Asia by the AFC. Photo plo.vn
HÀ NỘI — HCM City have been ranked among the best 100 teams in Asia by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
The runners-up of V.League 1 currently sit at the top of Group F of the AFC Cup 2020 with two wins and one draw after three away matches.
HCM City beat Lao Toyota FC of Laos 2-0 and Hougang United FC of Singapore 3-2 and tied with Yangon United of Myanmar 2-2.
With these impressive results, HCM City rose up eight steps in the AFC rankings to 100th position.
Meanwhile, another representative of Việt Nam, Quảng Ninh Coal are second in Group G of the AFC Cup 2020 with three points, behind Ceres-Negros FC of the Philippines who have seven points.
Quảng Ninh team also jumped up 10 steps to 101st place, behind HCM City.
Quảng Ninh’s rival, Ceres-Negros FC have the highest position in the Southeast Asia with No 23. Meanwhile, Buriram United of Thailand rank 25th and Johor Darul Ta'zim of Malaysia are in third in the region with No 35.
Thanks to the prominence of Ceres-Negros FC at the AFC Cup 2020, the Philippines Football League continues to rise to the Asian rankings with 12th place, surpassing Tajikistan.
While the Vietnamese Premiere League is in the 15th place in Asia, replacing Australia's capacity as last month's ranking. Thailand is still No 1 in Southeast Asia on the ranking of tournaments and seventh in Asia. Singapore rank 18th, while Malaysia is in 19th.
Japan leads Asia, followed by Saudi Arabia, China and Qatar. — VNS