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Founded: 1967
Region: Asia (AFC)
Qualifier for: FIFA Club World Cup
Current Champions: Al Hilal SFC (2021)
Previous Champions: Ulsan Hyundai (2020)
Most Championships:
Al Hilal (4), Pohang Steelers (3)
Team(s) from India: Mumbai City FC (AFC CL/ACL 2022)

AFC Champions League Group Table

2022
GROUP Eteampwdlptsgfgagd
Al Shabab (KSA)65101618117
Mumbai City FC (IND)62137311-8
Air Force Club (IRQ)62137710-3
Al Jazira (UAE)61144410-6

AFC Champions League Fixtures & Results

datestagehomeresultawayvenuegoalscorer homegoalscorer away
April 27 2022group B, AFC CL 2022Mumbai City FC1-0Air Force ClubRiyadh, KSA
April 23 2022group B, AFC CL 2022Al-Shabab FC6-0Mumbai City FCRiyadh, KSA
April 18 2022group B, AFC CL 2022Mumbai City FC0-0Al Jazira ClubRiyadh, KSA
April 14 2022group B, AFC CL 2022Al Jazira Club1-0Mumbai City FCRiyadh, KSA
April 11 2022group B, AFC CL 2022Air Force Club1-2Mumbai City FCRiyadh, KSA
April 8 2022group B, AFC CL 2022Mumbai City FC0-3Al-Shabab FCRiyadh, KSA
April 14 2021group E, AFC CL 2021FC Goa (IND)0-0Al-Rayyan SC (QAT)Fatorda, Goa
April 17 2021group E, AFC CL 2021Al-Wahda FSCC (UAE)0-0FC Goa (IND)Fatorda, Goa
April 20 2021group E, AFC CL 2021Persepolis FC (IRN)2-1FC Goa (IND)Fatorda, Goa
April 23 2021group E, AFC CL 2021FC Goa (IND)0-4Persepolis FC (IRN)Fatorda, Goa
April 26 2021group E, AFC CL 2021Al-Rayyan SC (QAT)1-1FC Goa (IND)Fatorda, Goa
April 29 2021group E, AFC CL 2021FC Goa (IND)0-2Al-Wahda FSCC (UAE)Fatorda, Goa

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AFC Champions League 2022: Mumbai City FC dash Air Force Club’s hopes of qualifying for the R1627-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskA first half strike from Diego Maurício secured Mumbai City FC three points and ended Air Force Club’s hopes of advancing to the Round of 16.
AFC Champions League 2022: Al Shabab FC cruise past Mumbai City FC to seal Round of 16 berth23-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskAl Shabab cruised to the AFC Champions League 2022 Round of 16 with an emphatic 6-0 victory over Mumbai City FC on Matchday Five of Group B.
AFC Champions League 2022, Group B: Mumbai City FC play out a goalless draw against Al Jazira Club19-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskMumbai City FC and Al Jazira played out a goalless draw on Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League 2022 Group B.
AFC Champions League 2022, Group B: Mumbai City FC lose 0-1 to Al Jazira15-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskAli Mabkhout’s first-half penalty was the difference as Al Jazira collected the three points in a 1-0 win over Mumbai City FC.
AFC Champions League 2022, Group B: Mumbai City FC edge Air Force Club for historic triumph12-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskMumbai City FC defeated Air Force Club 2-1 in the AFC Champions League 2022 marking the first win for an Indian side at this stage of the continental showpiece.
AFC Champions League 2022 Group B: Saudi Arabia’s Al Shabab cruise past debutantes Mumbai City FC09-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskÉver Banega played a starring role in Al Shabab FC’s 3-0 win over debutantes Mumbai City FC in Group B of the AFC Champions League 2022.
AFC Champions League 2022 (West) Group Stage to be held in Saudi Arabia03-Mar-22The Away End Media DeskThe AFC Champions League 2022 (West) Group Stage will be held in Saudi Arabia from April 7 to 27 with Mumbai City FC’s Group B matches to be held in Riyadh.
AFC Executive Committee reveals enhancements made to AFC Club Competitions25-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskThe AFC has changed the scheduling of the AFC Cup and AFC Champions League to Autumn-Spring and will bring in the 5+1 rule from 2023-24.
Mumbai City FC drawn in Group B of the AFC Champions League 202217-Jan-22The Away End Media DeskMumbai City FC have been drawn in Group B of the AFC Champions League 2022 alongside Al Jazira (UAE), Al Shabab (KSA) & Air Force Club (IRQ).
AFC Champions League 2021 Final: Al Hilal SFC win the title for the fourth time24-Nov-21The Away End Media DeskSaudi Arabia’s Al Hilal SFC claimed a record fourth AFC Champions League title as Leonardo Jardim’s side won 2-0 win over FC Pohang Steelers.
FSDL acquires media rights for AFC competitions18-Aug-21The Away End Media DeskFSDL have acquired ‘Media Rights’ of AFC competitions for the Indian subcontinent in a landmark 4-year agreement.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa go down 0-2 to Al Wahda in final game, finish third in Group E30-Apr-21The Away End Media DeskA depleted FC Goa side were beaten 0-2 by Al Wahda in their final AFC Champions League match tonight at the Fatorda in Goa.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa held to a 1-1 draw by Al Rayyan27-Apr-21The Away End Media DeskFC Goa conceded an 89th minute equaliser to finish with a 1-1 draw against Al Rayyan in their AFC Champions League 2021 Group E match.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa go down 0-4 to Persepolis FC24-Apr-21The Away End Media DeskFC Goa lost 0-4 to Persepolis FC on a disappointing night at the JNU Stadium in their AFC Champions League group match.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa go down fighting against Persepolis21-Apr-21The Away End Media DeskFC Goa were defeated for the very first time in their maiden AFC Champions League campaign as they lost 1-2 to Persepolis FC.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa grab another point with a draw against Al Wahda18-Apr-21The Away End Media DeskFC Goa impressed once again as they kept yet another clean sheet against Al Wahda in a 0-0 draw at the Fatorda Stadium.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa hold Al Rayyan to a fighting draw in tournament opener15-Apr-21The Away End Media DeskFC Goa put on a sensational defensive display to hold Al Rayyan to a 0-0 draw in their AFC Champions League 2021 group stage opener.
AFC Cup 2020 has been cancelled; other AFC competitions rescheduled10-Sep-20NehalThe AFC Executive Committee in view of the COVID-19 pandemic has decided to cancel the AFC Cup 2020 and postpone other AFC competitions.
Indian clubs participating in AFC Club competitions in 2021 announced04-Jun-20NehalThe following Indian clubs will participate in the AFC Club competitions in 2021: FC Goa, ATK Mohun Bagan and Benglauru FC.
FC Goa are the ISL 2019-20 League Winners20-Feb-20NehalFC Goa stormed past Jamshedpur FC in their final league fixture to finish top of the 2019-20 ISL and win direct entry in to the AFC Champions League.
ISL handed AFC CL slot and relegated I-League gets the AFC Cup; I-League Winners to be promoted to ISL from the 2022-23 season14-Oct-19NehalThe AIFF in conjunction with AFC have released a roadmap for Indian football today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at a conference which had I-League and Indian Super League representatives in attendance.

Founded: 2004
Region: Asia (AFC)
Qualifier for: AFC Champions League
Current Champions: Al-Muharraq SC (2021)
Most Championships: Al Quwa Al Jawiya (3), Al Kuwait (3)
Team(s) from India: Gokulam Kerala FC, ATK Mohun Bagan (AFC Cup 2022)

AFC Cup Group Table

2022
GROUP Dteampwdlptsgfgagd
ATK Mohun Bagan (IND)320161165
Bashundhara Kings (BAN)3201335-2
Maziya S&RC (MDV)3102336-3
Gokulam Kerala (IND)31023550

AFC Cup Fixtures & Results

datestagehomeresultawayvenuegoalscorer homegoalscorer away
May 24 2022AFC Cup 2022, Group DGokulam Kerala FC1-2Bashundhara Kings (BAN)Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
May 24 2022AFC Cup 2022, Group DMaziya S&RC (MDV)2-5ATK Mohun BaganSalt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
May 21 2022AFC Cup 2022, Group DMaziya S&RC (MDV)1-0Gokulam Kerala FCSalt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
May 21 2022AFC Cup 2022, Group DATK Mohun Bagan4-0Bashundhara Kings (BAN)Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
May 18 2022AFC Cup 2022, Group DGokulam Kerala FC4-2ATK Mohun BaganSalt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
April 19 2022AFC Cup 2022 Preliminary Round 2ATK Mohun Bagan3-1Abahani DhakaSalt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
April 12 2022AFC Cup 2022 Preliminary Round 2ATK Mohun Bagan5-0Blue Star FCSalt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
April 14 2021AFC Cup 2021 Preliminary Stage IIBengaluru FC5-0Tribhuvan Army ClubGMC Stadium, Goa51′ 65′ Rahul Bheke, 52′ Sunil Chhetri, 61′ 63′ Cleiton Silva
August 15 2021AFC Cup 2021 PlayoffsBengaluru FC1-0Club Eagles (Maldives)National Stadium, Male25′ Jayesh Rane
August 18 2021AFC Cup 2021 Group DATK Mohun Bagan2-0Bengaluru FCNational Stadium, Male39′ Roy Krishna, 46′ Subhasish Bose
August 18 2021AFC Cup 2021 Group DBashundhara Kings (BAN)2-0Maziya S&RC (MDV)National Stadium, Male
August 21 2021AFC Cup 2021 Group DBengaluru FC0-0Bashundhara Kings (BAN)National Stadium, Male
August 21 2021AFC Cup 2021 Group DMaziya S&RC (MDV)1-3ATK Mohun BaganNational Stadium, Male25′ Ibrahim Aisham47′ Liston Colaco, 63′ Roy Krishna, 77′ Manvir Singh
August 24 2021AFC Cup 2021 Group DATK Mohun Bagan1-1Bashundhara Kings (BAN)National Stadium, Male62′ David Williams28′ Fernandes
August 24 2021AFC Cup 2021 Group DMaziya S&RC (MDV)2-6Bengaluru FCNational Stadium, Male67′ Hamza Mohamed, 82′ Asadhulla Abdulla6′ Udanta Singh, 19′ Cleiton Silva, 35′ Leon Augustine, 70′ Sivasakthi Narayanan, 85′ 90’+2 Bidyashagar Singh
September 22 2021AFC Cup 2021 Inter-Zone Semi-finalFC Nasaf (UZB)6-0ATK Mohun BaganMarkaziy Stadium (Qarshi)4′(og) Pritam Kotal, 18′ 21′ 31′ Norchaev, 45’+1 Bozorov, 71′ Narzullaev

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AFC Cup 2022, Group D: ATK Mohun Bagan power past Maziya to book knockout stage spot25-May-22The Away End Media DeskIndia’s ATK Mohun Bagan surged into the AFC Cup 2022 knockout stage with a 5-2 win over Maziya S&RC of the Maldives on Tuesday.
AFC Cup 2022, Group D: Sizzling start for Gokulam Kerala19-May-22The Away End Media DeskGokulam Kerala FC made a dream start to their AFC Cup 2022 campaign registering a 4-2 victory over ATK Mohun Bagan FC at the VYBK.
AFC Cup 2022 Playoffs: ATK Mohun Bagan beat Abahani Dhaka to book a place in the group stage20-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskATK Mohun Bagan surged to a 3-1 win over Abahani Limited Dhaka in the playoffs to book a place in the AFC Cup 2022 group stage.
AFC Cup 2022 Preliminary Round 2: ATK Mohun Bagan defeat Blue Star FC to book playoff spot13-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskIndia’s ATK Mohun Bagan defeated Blue Star SC 5-0 in their AFC Cup 2022 preliminary round two match at the Salt Lake Stadium on Tuesday.
AFC Cup 2022: Kolkata will be the host city of Group D which comprises of Gokulam Kerala FC27-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskAFC Cup 2022: The South Zone Group D (which comprises of Gokulam Kerala FC) matches will be played at the VYBK in Kolkata.
AFC Executive Committee reveals enhancements made to AFC Club Competitions25-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskThe AFC has changed the scheduling of the AFC Cup and AFC Champions League to Autumn-Spring and will bring in the 5+1 rule from 2023-24.
AFC Cup 2021: Muharraq Club emerge champions with masterful display against FC Nasaf06-Nov-21The Away End Media DeskMuharraq Club bagged their second AFC Cup title after dispatching 2011 winners FC Nasaf 3-0 in the final to win the 2021 AFC Cup.
AFC Cup 2021 Group D, Matchday 3: ATK Mohun Bagan look to qualify for knockout round, Bengaluru FC to play for pride24-Aug-21The Away End Media DeskAFC Cup 2021, Group D, Matchday 3, August 24: ATK Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC will fight it out against Bashundhara Kings and Maziya S&RC respectively.
AFC Cup 2021 Group D, Matchday 2: Bengaluru FC face Bashundhara Kings, ATK Mohun Bagan take on Maziya21-Aug-21The Away End Media DeskIt is Matchday 2 in Group D of the AFC Cup 2021 and the two Indian sides ATK Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC are in action today.
FSDL acquires media rights for AFC competitions18-Aug-21The Away End Media DeskFSDL have acquired ‘Media Rights’ of AFC competitions for the Indian subcontinent in a landmark 4-year agreement.
ATK Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC face off in AFC Cup 2021 Group D opener18-Aug-21The Away End Media DeskGroup D matches from AFC Cup 2021 kick-off at the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives, today as ATK Mohun Bagan take on Bengaluru FC.
Bengaluru FC asked to leave Maldives after breaching COVID-19 protocol; AFC Cup 2021 Group D matches indefinitely postponed09-May-21NehalBengaluru FC were asked to leave Maldives after three of their players/staff were found in breach of COVID-19 protocols.
AFC Cup 2020 has been cancelled; other AFC competitions rescheduled10-Sep-20NehalThe AFC Executive Committee in view of the COVID-19 pandemic has decided to cancel the AFC Cup 2020 and postpone other AFC competitions.
Indian clubs participating in AFC Club competitions in 2021 announced04-Jun-20NehalThe following Indian clubs will participate in the AFC Club competitions in 2021: FC Goa, ATK Mohun Bagan and Benglauru FC.
Chennai City FC Set to host first-ever AFC competition in Chennai05-Mar-20NehalChennai City Football Club (CCFC) are all set to play their first Asian Football Confederation (AFC) cup game in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai.
ISL handed AFC CL slot and relegated I-League gets the AFC Cup; I-League Winners to be promoted to ISL from the 2022-23 season14-Oct-19NehalThe AIFF in conjunction with AFC have released a roadmap for Indian football today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at a conference which had I-League and Indian Super League representatives in attendance.

Founded: 2019
Region: Asia (AFC)
Current Champions: Amman Club (Jordan) (2021)
Previous Champions: Beleza (Japan) (2019)
Team(s) from India: Gokulam Kerala FC (2021)

AFC Women's Club Championship Group Table

2021
GROUP (West)teampwdlptsgfgagd
1Amman Club, Jordan32016431
2Shahrdari Sirjan, Iran32016431
3Gokulam Kerala FC31023440
4FC Bunyodkor, Uzbekistan3102335-2

AFC Women's Club Championship Fixtures & Results

2021
datestagehomeresultawayvenuegoalscorer homegoalscorer away
November 7 2021group (west)Gokulam Kerala FC1-2Amman Club, JordanAqaba Development Corporation Stadium, Amman33′ Elshaddai Acheampong59’p Maysa Jbarah, 67′ Samia Ouni
November 10 2021group (west)Shahrdari Sirjan, Iran1-0Gokulam Kerala FCAqaba Development Corporation Stadium, Amman68′ Afsaneh Chatrenoor
November 13 2021group (west)FC Bunyodkor, Uzbekistan1-3Gokulam Kerala FCAqaba Development Corporation Stadium, Amman63′ Zoirova Umida34′ Elshaddai Achaempong, 62′ Manisha, 68′ Karen Paez

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AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021: Gokulam Kerala FC defeat FC Bunyodkor, finish third2021-11-14The Away End Media DeskGokulam Kerala FC defeated FC Bunyodkor 3-1 to finish third in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021 at the Aqaba Stadium in Jordan.
AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021: Shahrdari Sirjan defeat Gokulam Kerala FC2021-11-11The Away End Media DeskGokulam Kerala FC suffered a second defeat against Shahrdari Sirjan in their second group match of the AFC Women’s Club Championships 2021.
AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021: Gokulam Kerala FC lose to Jordan’s Amman Club2021-11-08The Away End Media DeskGokulam Kerala FC suffered a 1-2 loss at the hands of Jordanian side Amman Club at the Aqaba Stadium in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, November 7.
FSDL acquires media rights for AFC competitions2021-08-18The Away End Media DeskFSDL have acquired ‘Media Rights’ of AFC competitions for the Indian subcontinent in a landmark 4-year agreement.
Jordan to host AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021 – Pilot Tournament2021-07-31The Away End Media DeskAFC has confirmed that the Jordan Football Association (JFA) will host the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021.
Gokulam Kerala FC to play in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2020-21; IWL 5 postponed2021-07-15The Away End Media Desk2019-20 IWL Winners Gokulam Kerala FC will represent India in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2020-21; IWL 5 has been postponed.
Indian club to compete in AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021 Pilot Tournament2021-05-04The Away End Media DeskAn Indian club is set to feature in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2021 organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

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