Server Djeparov is a two-time Asian player of the year. Has the necessary attacking ability to cause problems for opposing defenders. The team as a whole will be out to improve on their fourth place finish in 2011.
Zheng Zhi - Is a favourite in China with a mature approach to the game. ZZ as he is affectionately known by fans, is a tactically gifted midfielder. Zheng Zhi featured in the English and Scottish Premier League, but has since returned home to play in China.
Nasser Al-Shamrani was named AFC player of the year. Accurate in front of goal, it's his competitive nature that has defenders cautious of the striker. Saudi Arabia will be keen to emulate their feat in 1996 as winners of the tournament.