Kuala Lumpur: After Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League™ 2023/24 concluded on Wednesday, both Al Ain of the UAE and Korea Republic’s Pohang Steelers have confirmed their places in the knockout rounds with two rounds of fixtures still to play.
As the sides now look forward to the Matchday Five encounters later this month, the-AFC.com looks back at the week in numbers.
Kuala Lumpur: The cast for the AFC Champions League™ 2023/24 Round of 16 has started to assemble with two teams booking their spots on Matchday Four.
There is, however, still much to play for and as we await the next round of fixtures at the end of November, the-AFC.com takes a look at how the groups stand with UAE's Al Ain FC and Pohang Steelers of Korea Republic the first teams through to the Round of 16.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Women's Club Championship™ 2023 group stage enters the final matchday with all eyes on the showdown between Sydney FC of Australia and Korea Republic’s Hyundai Red Angels Women’s FC which will decide the finalists from Group B.
With Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies already qualified from Group A, it will be a matter of pride for the other teams in Sunday’s fixtures.
Kuala Lumpur: China PR will be seeking to lift the AFC Asian Cup title after twice having finished as runners-up.
Head coach Aleksandar Jankovic, despite admitting that his team will not have it easy, said China PR will leave no stone unturned in preparing for the tournament with hosts Qatar, Tajikistan and Lebanon awaiting them in Group A.
Kuala Lumpur: Asia’s national teams will take another step towards the FIFA World Cup 2026 and the AFC Asian Cup Saudi Arabia 2027™ when the Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 kicks off next Thursday.
The dream remains alive for the 10 teams that made it through the first round of the Asian Qualifiers last month and they will join the remaining 26 Member Associations to continue their journey.