Southeast Asia

SEA Media Watch – Asian Games 2018 Group Stage Round 1

With the 2018 Asian Games already underway in Indonesia, fans and pundits alike have begun to dream of their side going all the way and claiming the coveted Gold Medal. With Vietnam picking up a comfortable 3-0 win over Pakistan and Thailand holding Qatar to a 1-1 stalemate, the media is abuzz in both nations. Now, Indonesia prepares for a fight for Group A supremacy with Palestine, while Malaysia ready themselves to kick off their tournament against Kyrgyzstan, and fans of both countries come into the tournament with high hopes. Given the state of play at the tournament, now is the ideal time to take a look at the mood in these four South East Asian nations through the comments of fans and journalists.