VENUE: Gelora Bung Karno Stadium
The quarterfinal run of Malaysia at the AFC U23 Championship helped coach Ong Kim Swee prove his doubters wrong, including FAM boss and JDT owner TMJ.
Qualifying for the Asian Cup will be first priority for Philippines, followed by Suzuki Cup success. Five 2018 Philippines wishes by Michael Church.
Coach V. Sundramoorthy is set to rack up plenty of air miles in 2018 as he monitors the Lions' overseas talent before November's AFF Suzuki Cup.
Hanoi-based coach Steve Darby gives his five Vietnam football wishes for 2018 as the Golden Stars aim for a second AFF Suzuki Cup title in December.
Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson assess the 2018 hopes of Vietnam, Philippines and Myanmar.
Paul Murphy shares five wishes for Thailand football in 2018 as the Southeast Asian champions chase a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title.