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AFC ExCo announces updates to 2020 competitions calendar!

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, today thanked the Qatar Football Association for their willingness to host the return of the AFC Champions League in the West region. At the AFC Executive meeting, held online, the AFC President congratulated everyone involved in the hard …

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Superpower Football: Goian thinks Chennaiyin FC deserved the AFC Cup spot!

Chennaiyin FC captain Lucian Goian reveals how he felt when the AIFF announced that Bengaluru FC, the team that lost in the ISL semifinals, would get the AFC Cup play off spot, instead of his own team who were runners-up of the recently concluded ISL season! Following the merger of …

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AFC reiterates commitment to complete 2020 competitions with new calendar!

Following a series of constructive discussions with its Member Associations (MA), Leagues and Clubs, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has now produced a calendar for concluding the National Team, Club and Futsal Competitions in 2020. The AFC’s National Team and Club competitions as well as the AFC Futsal Championship planned …

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Superpower Football – Half Volley: Bengaluru to play AFC Cup! Kerala Blasters out of Kochi?

Bengaluru FC pips ISL runners-up Chennaiyin FC for a spot in the AFC Cup playoffs following the ATK-Mohun Bagan merger. Now, is this fair? Ankush breaks it down for us. The past season was an entertaining one as we saw Mohun Bagan win the I-League with six games remaining. Their …

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AIFF confirms participation of Indian clubs in 2021 AFC Club competitions!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided that the following Indian clubs will participate in the AFC Club competitions in 2021. FC Goa as the winner of the ISL league phase for season 2019-20 as direct entrant in the group stage of AFC Champions League. ATK Mohun Bagan (after …

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AFC & Member Associations underline commitment to complete 2020 club competitions!

Competing Member Associations (MA) all agreed the central principle of finding the best way to complete the remaining AFC Champions League season in 2020 in two online meetings held on Wednesday, June 3 by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The MAs representing Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Thailand …

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AFC postpones all AFC Cup 2020 matches until further notice!

Following the imposition of further preventive measures and travel restrictions by several national governments due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decided today to postpone all AFC Cup 2020 matches until further notice. The AFC had earlier postponed all AFC Cup West Zone Group Stage …

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