After being suspended in March, the AFC Champions League resumed final month in Qatar.© Twitter
Qatar will host the Asian Champions League remaining in December, officers stated Friday, after the Gulf state efficiently staged the restart of the event following a months-long coronavirus hiatus. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) stated the ultimate will happen on December 19 in Doha, the place a bio-secure “bubble” has been set as much as defend gamers and workers from an infection.
AFC common secretary Windsor John stated selecting a venue for the ultimate of Asia’s prime membership event had been “advanced”, notably as this 12 months’s showdown shall be a single leg.
Often it consists of two legs, that are performed within the nations of the finalists.
After being suspended in March, the event resumed final month in Qatar, which can also be the host of the following World Cup in 2022.
West Zone sides performed their remaining matches, which wrapped up earlier this month with Persepolis beating Al Nassr to achieve the finals.
East Zone teams, which come from countries including Japan, China and Australia, are also due to play their remaining matches in Qatar from November 18 to December 13.
There have been some issues in the course of the restart, nevertheless. Title-holders Al Hilal have been kicked out of the event for failing to subject sufficient gamers after dozens of footballers and workers examined constructive for the virus.
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