Liga Malaysia has now been recognised as the number one football league in Southeast Asia following the successes of three of our local clubs in the AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup. This is according to the latest MA ranking by football website FootyRanking, whereby Malaysia’s overall points have surpassed the football leagues of the rest of the region.
As reported by Harian Metro, Liga Malaysia currently has 45.510 points, which places first in Southeast Asia in front Vietnam (43.905 points), Thailand (36.588 points), Singapore (20.429 points), Australia (17.143 points) and Indonesia (13.012 points). The high number of points are thanks to our local clubs, including Johor Darul Taz’zim (JDT) which recently advanced to the last 16 of AFC.
Besides JDT, Kedah Darul Aman FC managed to finish as group G champions in the AFC and Kuala Lumpur FC came second best from all AFC Cup groups for the Asean Zone. As for our football league’s ranking in Asia, Liga Malaysia is now ranked 9th best in the whole continent and fourth in East Asia.
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