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Contenders for AFC Champions League (East) Group and Playoff stages confirmed!

Following Football Australia’s confirmation of the withdrawal of its clubs from the AFC Champions League (East), the AFC COVID-19 Sub-Committee for AFC Champions League and AFC Cup 2021 (East) has decided the final line-up of clubs for the AFC Champions League 2021 Group and Playoff Stages. The Sub-Committee approved the …

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Australian clubs pull out of the AFC Champions League!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has taken note of Football Australia’s confirmation of the withdrawals of Sydney FC, Melbourne City FC and Brisbane Roar from the Group, Playoff and Preliminary stages of the 2021 AFC Champions League respectively. The matter will now be referred to the relevant AFC Committees, with …

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Uzbekistan to stage 2021 AFC Champions League Groups H and I!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is pleased to announce that the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) will host the remaining centralised matches of the 2021 AFC Champions League (East) Groups H and I, which are scheduled to take place from June 25 to July 11, 2021. The latest decision brings to …

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Juan Ferrando on the AFC Champions League and his first FC Goa season!

FC Goa’s AFC Champions League campaign ended last month without a win. The Gaurs, though, won hearts all across India. Their dogged displays under the lights at Fatorda came mixed with heavy dollops of the brilliant passing football – characterized by swift passing and movement whenever the opportunity presented itself. …

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AIFF grateful to AFC for support & belief in hosting AFC Champions League!

The All India Football Federation is extremely grateful to the Asian Football Confederation for their support and belief in AIFF’s organisation capabilities in successfully hosting the Group E matches of the AFC Champions League 2021 in Goa from April 14-29, 2021. The AIFF also wants to put on record its …

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FC Goa does Indian football proud in the AFC Champions League!

I would like to congratulate FC Goa for their great overall performance in the 2021 AFC Champions League and by doing so, they made Indian football proud! An expanded 2021 AFC Champions League from 32 to 40 teams resulted in India getting finally a fixed group stage slot and no …

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AFC hails India’s successful organization of AFC Champions League – Group E matches!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John hailed the ‘successful organization’ of AFC Champions League 2021 (West) Group E matches in India, in a letter to All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das dated Monday, May 3, 2021. He wrote, “Congratulations to the All India …

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2021 AFC Champions League (West): Round of 16 cast finalised!

The 2021 AFC Champions League (West) Round of 16 cast was finalised following the conclusion of the Group Stage on Friday. As Groups A and C brought the thrilling group stage to a close on Friday, the West Round of 16 cast saw several of the continent’s biggest club sides …

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Superpower Football – Half Volley: I-League cancels relegation, Indian Football team camp not in India!

As FC Goa’s campaign in the AFC Champions League concludes, Indian Football fans will have their sights set on Blue Tigers’ next task – the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers! With talks of the National Team camp being moved out of the country and the I-League relegation being cancelled this …

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Al Rayyan SC’s Laurent Blanc: Organisation, pitch conditions in Goa for ACL Group E very good!

Al Rayyan SC head coach Laurent Blanc hailed the organisers of Group E of the AFC Champions League, which was hosted in Goa, India, owing to the pandemic situation in the world right now. Blanc, who is widely known around the world for being a part of the famous French …

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