Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Champions League™ 2023/24 got underway with a bang in the past week with 20 matches taking place across 18 countries as the group stage of the continental competition returned to its traditional home-and-away basis.
Eight former AFC Champions League winners are in the running for this year’s title, while a further eight sides were appearing in the group stage for the first time and a host of global superstars also made their debuts in the tournament.
As the sides now look forward to the Matchday Two encounters in early October, the-AFC.com looks back at the week in numbers.
Kuala Lumpur: Matchday One of the AFC Champions League™ 2023/24 lived up to expectations with high quality action across the continent.
With global superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar making their debuts, eight former AFC Champions League winners in the fray and just as many teams making their first bows, the coming weeks promise more enthralling action.
Join the-AFC.com as we take a look at the thrills and spills of Matchday One.