Kitchee SC prevailed on penalties to win their eighth Hong Kong Senior Shield title at the expense of defending champions Eastern Long Lions, while Persib Bandung edged title rivals Madura United in Indonesia to close the gap on leaders PSM Makassar.
And A-League pacesetters Melbourne City dropped points again in Australia, so join the-AFC.com as we review the week’s action from across ASEAN and East Asia.
Hong Kong: Kitchee claim eighth Senior Shield title
Kitchee SC needed a penalty shootout to overcome defending champions Eastern Long Lions and lift the 2022-23 Hong Kong Senior Shield on Sunday. After Eastern lifted the 2019-20 title, the competition was not held for the last two seasons due to COVID-19.