ANZAC Day is one of the biggest days on the calendar for AFL and for Australian’s in general. Asian Football exists withing a region where several of Australia’s most meaningful ever military engagements occurred and enables Asian footy to stage games that pay tribute to both the bravery of Australia’s armed services personnel and those on all sides of these battles .
In 2019 several ANZAC Day matches are already scheduled with several more to be announced:
-Vietnam Swans vs Indonesian Volcanoes – Lord Mayors Oval, Vung Tau, Vietnam, 20th of April (note this game is the weekend prior due to a 4 day weekend in Vietnam on the 27th)
-Bali Geckos vs. Myanmar Shwe Chinethes – Bali, 27th of April
-Thailand Tigers vs. Singapore Wombats – Kanchanburi, Thailand, 27th of April
-IMPACT Osaka Dingoes ANZAC Day Cup – Osaka, Japan, 27th of April
The Shanghai Cup is back on a Saturday with the Port Power and St Kilda to play on Sunday alongside Asia’s best the Asian Lions and the China Dragons.