#AFCCup2022: Al Seeb Club (OMA) - Road to the Final
Dubai: Oman’s Al Seeb SC embarked on an incredible debut campaign in the AFC Cup™ 2022 that has seen them navigate all three rounds to the final on the back of some incredible performances.
The two-time Oman Pro League champions’ first continental final on Saturday sees them take on Kuala Lumpur City FC, another side who made it to the final in their maiden campaign, a fact that will further spice up this encounter.
#AFCCup2022: Kuala Lumpur City FC (MAS) - Road to the Final
Kuala Lumpur: Seven years after Johor Darul Ta’zim became the first side from both Malaysia and Southeast Asia to lift the AFC Cup™ title, Kuala Lumpur City FC are aiming to become the second when they face Oman’s Al Seeb Club at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on Saturday.
Just like their compatriots JDT during their victorious 2015 campaign, KL City have been on a rollercoaster journey to the final with tough away assignments and two penalty shootouts to navigate.
But that is exactly what they have done, creating history along the way for a club that was playing second-tier football two seasons ago before lifting their first Malaysia Cup title in 32 years in 2021 to qualify for the AFC Cup.
And up against fellow debutants Al Seeb, they will look to complete the magical run in front of home support in Kuala Lumpur. The-AFC.com relives the Malaysian outfit’s remarkable run to the 2022 AFC Cup final.
AFC Cup™ 2022 Final: Kuala Lumpur City FC v Al Seeb Club in Numbers
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Cup™ 2022 grand finale is almost upon us as Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur City FC and Al Seeb Club of Oman prepare to face off in the showpiece event at Bukit Jalil National Stadium on Saturday.
Both sides have enjoyed remarkable debut campaigns by advancing to the final at the first attempt and now KL City will aim to become the second side from Malaysia to lift the AFC Cup, while Al Seeb are attempting to be crowned Oman’s first-ever winners.
Ahead of the clash in the Malaysian capital, the-AFC.com highlights some of the standout numbers from the two sides’ run to the final.