AFC receives Saudi Arabia and Qatar’s bid books for AFC Asian Cup 2027
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) received the Bid Books to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027™ from Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) and Qatar Football Association (QFA) at the AFC House today.
Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Malaysia His Excellency Mahmoud H.S Qattan and Qatar’s Ambassador to Malaysia His Excellency Fahad Mohammed Kafoud visited the AFC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur to officially submit the necessary bidding documentations.
Doha: History awaits Ulsan Hyundai FC and Persepolis FC in Saturday’s 2020 AFC Champions League final, and both sides have a rich history in the competition.
Reaching the AFC Champions League final for the second time in three years, Persepolis are aiming to end a 27-year continental trophy drought for Iranian clubs, since the now defunct PAS Tehran lifted the 1992-93 Asian Club Championship trophy.
Wounds of losing the 2018 final to Japan’s Kashima Antlers remain fresh in the memory of the Red Army’s fans, but a largely unchanged group of players will aim to go one step further when they take on Ulsan Hyundai at Al Janoub Stadium on Saturday.
2010 AFC Champions League Final Flashback: When Korea Republic's Seongnam met IR Iran's Zobahan
Kuala Lumpur: When Ulsan Hyundai FC and Persepolis FC face off in the 2020 AFC Champions League final in Doha on Saturday, it marks just the second time clubs from their respective nations have met at this stage in the tournament's history, the first coming a decade ago.
As the clock ticks down towards Asian club football's highly anticipated showpiece event, the-AFC.com rolls back the clock 10 years to when teams from Korea Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran first faced off in the AFC Champions League final: a memorable encounter between Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma and Zobahan.
Doha: With Saturday’s blockbuster AFC Champions League final between Persepolis FC and Ulsan Hyundai drawing ever closer, the-AFC.com continues its look back over a unique 2020 competition by reliving the Round of 16.
In a sign of the twists and turns to come, the West zone’s knockout stage began with two matches that were ultimately won by the team who conceded first.
Doha: As we count down to Saturday’s eagerly anticipated 2020 AFC Champions League Final between Persepolis FC and Ulsan Hyundai FC, the-AFC.com looks back at how the competition has unfolded, starting with the group stage.
When it all began in February, there was little indication of the upheaval 2020 would bring to the competition and much of the sporting world.