In Japan, Avispa Fukuoka won the first major piece of silverware in their 41-year history after they defeated Urawa Red Diamonds 2-1 in the final of the J.League Cup in Tokyo’s Japan National Stadium in front of a crowd of nearly 62,000 on Saturday.
Dalian Pro’s six-year stay in the top division came to an end with a defeat on the final matchday in China PR while there were also matches taking place in Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei and Mongolia, so join the-AFC.com as we bring you up to speed with the action from across East Asia.
Korea Republic: Pohang equal record
Pohang Steelers scored three times in the second half to lift their fifth Korean FA Cup title by defeating Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 4-2 in the final on Saturday. Having previously won the competition in 1996, 2008, 2012 and 2013, they tied Jeonbuk and Suwon Samsung Bluewings as the most successful sides in the competition. .....