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AFC Cup West Zone Group Stage matches postponed!

Following a meeting in New Delhi, India, it has been agreed that the AFC Cup West Zone Group Stage matches will be postponed because of the current outbreak of COVID-19. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will continue to monitor the current situation and secure possible dates for the postponed matches …

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Late Fito strike earns Chennai City FC a point against Maziya S&RC!

Fito struck at the very end as Chennai City FC salvaged a point against Maldives’ Maziya S&R with a 2-2 draw in their 2020 AFC Cup Group E tie at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday. Spaniard Fito’s 11th-minute goal for Chennai City FC separated the sides going …

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Chennai City FC to host Maziya S&RC on AFC Cup debut!

India’s Chennai City FC will play their first-ever AFC Cup game when they host recently crowned Dhivehi Premier League champions Maziya Sports & Recreation Club of the Maldives in a fixture that sees the visitors return to the competition for the first time since 2017. The 2018-19 I-League champions Chennai …

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AIFF clarification over AFC Club Competition slots from 2021 onwards!

The slots for AFC Club continental competitions from 2021 onwards from India will be decided on the following criteria: The winner of the Indian Super League’s league phase gets a direct slot into the AFC Champions League. The I-League champion gets a direct slot in the AFC Cup group stage …

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‘Emotional’ Real Kashmir FC charged up to fight for coveted AFC Cup spot!

Real Kashmir Football Club notched up a 1-0 win over NEROCA on a chilly Wednesday afternoon in Srinagar and just prior to the start of the game, the hosts’ heart-warming gesture for winger Ritwik Das — who missed the match because of the unfortunate demise of his father – came …

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Chennai City FC to host AFC Cup home games at Chennai’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium!

Defending I-League champions Chennai City FC have announced that Chennai’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium would be their home venue for the 2020 AFC Cup. Chennai City FC will host Maldivian champions Maziya S&RC, who eliminated Bengaluru FC, on Wednesday, March 11 at 7.30pm. Chennai City FC president Rohit Ramesh said, “We …

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AFC to hold further emergency meetings due to Covid-19 outbreak!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is to call further emergency meetings with the representatives of MAs and its Leagues from both the East and West regions next week as the AFC continues to manage the worldwide impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. The meeting of the East Zone representatives was held …

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Bengaluru FC lose on penalties to Maziya S&RC to exit 2020 AFC Cup qualifiers!

Bengaluru FC bowed out of the 2020 AFC Cup in the playoff round as a penalty shootout against Maziya S&RC saw Hussain Nihan score what was the deciding spot-kick, at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Goals from Sunil Chhetri (80′,102′) and Deshorn Brown made it 3-2 to the …

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No AFC Cup matches in Kuwait due to Coronavirus!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has been informed by the Kuwait Football Association that the Kuwait Government will not allow the hosting of any sporting or non-sporting activities in the country as a response to the worldwide threat of coronavirus. This decision means that the AFC Cup 2020 Group C …

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