East Bengal to play in AFC Cup Qualifiers

Posted on 28/08/14 by East Bengal

East Bengal will play in AFC Cup Qualifiers in coming season to play in AFC Cup.

AFC President’s which was the third tier of the AFC Club Competitions will be withdrawn from 2015 and AFC Champions League & AFC Cup will be the two competitions for the Asian Clubs from 2015.

AFC Competitions Committee proposed a revamp of the AFC club competitions. The member associations are ranked based on their national team's and clubs' performance over the last four years in AFC competitions, with the allocation of slots for the 2015 and 2016 editions of the AFC club competitions determined by the 2014 rankings.

India has got a slot in AFC Champions League Play Off & AFC Cup Play Off.

East Bengal will have to play AFC Cup Qualifiers Play Off to qualify for the tournament.

Current I League champions Bengaluru FC will be playing the ACL Qualifiers Play Off.


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