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Chennaiyin FC and Minerva Punjab FC share the spoils in AFC Cup group stage opener!

Chennaiyin FC drew 0-0 with Minerva Punjab FC in an all-Indian 2019 AFC Cup group stage opener at The Arena Stadium in Ahmedabad today. This was both club’s maiden appearance in the group stages of the continental competition. It was also Chennaiyin FC’s fourth successive clean sheet in all competitions, …

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Chennaiyin FC gear up to face Minerva Punjab FC in AFC Cup group stage opener!

Two-time Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC are set to begin their maiden AFC Cup group stage journey with an encounter against Indian counterparts Minerva Punjab FC on Wednesday, April 3 with kick-off at 7:30pm IST. Chennaiyin FC became the first ISL outfit to enter the AFC Cup group stage …

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Chennaiyin FC to play their AFC Cup group matches in Ahmedabad!

Two-time Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC will be playing the home fixtures of their 2019 AFC Cup group stage at The Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad. Chennaiyin FC played the home leg of their two-legged qualifying playoff against Colombo FC in Ahmedabad as playing a Sri Lankan opponent in …

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Chennaiyin FC ride on Jeje Lalpekhlua strike to secure 2019 AFC Cup group stage spot!

A solitary second half goal by Mizo striker Jeje Lalpekhlua helped Chennaiyin FC beat Colombo FC in the 2019 AFC Cup qualifying playoff 2nd leg at The Arena Stadium in Ahmedabad today. With the win, Chennaiyin FC became the first Indian Super League outfit to progress to the group stages …

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Travelling Chennaiyin FC fans to make it home away from home for crucial AFC Cup showdown!

Indian Super League side Chennaiyin FC are all set for the second leg of their 2019 AFC Cup qualifying playoff tie against Sri Lanka’s Colombo FC at The Arena Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, March 13 with kick-off at 7:30pm. The first leg in Colombo finished 0-0 a week back, …

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Chennaiyin FC held to goalless draw by Colombo FC on AFC Cup debut!

Indian Super League side Chennaiyin FC played out a 0-0 draw with Sri Lanka’s Colombo FC in their AFC Cup debut in the 2019 edition’s qualifying playoff first leg at the Race Course Ground today. It was a closely contested affair with chances at a premium for both sides on …

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Chennaiyin FC set for historic AFC Cup debut!

Two-time Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC take on Sri Lanka’s Colombo FC in the 2019 AFC Cup qualifying playoff round first leg at the Colombo Race Course Ground here on Wednesday March 6, 2019 with kick off at 3:30pm IST. This is Chennaiyin FC’s debut AFC Cup campaign following …

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Chennaiyin FC name squad for 2019 AFC Cup qualifying playoff round!

Two-time Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC have announced a 25-man squad for their 2019 AFC Cup qualifying playoff round against Sri Lanka’s Colombo FC and the big news is the inclusion of local favourite Dhanpal Ganesh, who missed Chennaiyin FC’s entire ISL title defence due to a knee injury. …

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AFC reveals record travel contributions in club competitions!

Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) flagship club competitions – the AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup – are to become more lucrative next season with participating teams to receive double the travel contribution across all stages in the upcoming 2019 season. In the AFC Champions League – which is already …

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