The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee on Wednesday ordered Persepolis FC (IRN) to play their AFC Champions League (ACL) Round of 16 match against Qatari side Lekhwiya SC without spectators.
With the 2017 AFC Champions League Group Stage now at its halfway point, the-afc.com took a looks at how 23 of the hottest prospects under the age of 23 from Asia’s West Zone have fared in their opening three matches, naming three Iranians among them.
With Iran’s iconic Azadi Stadium set to host its first match of the 2017 AFC Champions League on Matchday three when Esteghlal welcomes Uzbekistan’s Lokomotiv, the-afc.com has kicked-off its series of profiles of some of the great grounds of Asia.
The group stage of the 2017 AFC Champions League begins tomorrow (Monday), with 32 teams from across the continent kicking off what promises to be yet another action-packed edition of Asia’s premier club competition.
The-afc.com presented an overview of Iranian Persian Gulf Pro League club Zob Ahan Esfahan which has been drawn in Group C of this season's AFC Champions League along with Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli, the UAE’s Al Ain and Uzbekistan’s Bunyodkor in a Wednesday report.
The-afc.com took a closer look at Iranian Persian Gulf Pro League club Esteghlal which has been drawn in Group A of this season's AFC Champions League along with Al Ahli, Lokomotiv and Al Taawoun in its Monday report.