Top Asian players named
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The Asian Football Confederation have confirmed their Player of the Year nominees.The Asian Football Confederation have confirmed they will narrow down their Player of the Year nominees to a shortlist of three next week.
The list of nominees is now down to ten; with European based sextet Park Ji-sung, Lee Young-pyo, Hidetoshi Nakata, Ali Karimi, Shunsuke Nakamura and Maksim Shatskikh heading the list.
The award will be decided on November 30 in Kuala Lumpur, but the final three will be announced on November 21.
The other four candidates are Saudi Arabia's Sami Al Jaber, Hamad Al Montashari, Mabrouk Zayed and Iran's Javad Nekounam.