Emirates News Agency – Al-Asiqa responds to the demands of the Football Association and makes adjustments to the dates of Al-Wahda matches in the AFC Champions League


DUBAI, April 8, 2019 (WAM) – The AFC has made a number of adjustments to the dates of all Group E matches in the AFC Champions League that will be held in Goa, India, for the period from April 14 to 29, with the participation of the UAE’s Al Wahda clubs, Iranian Persepolis, Al Rayyan, Qatar and India’s Goa. The “host.”

The intensive efforts made by the Emirates Football Association have succeeded in adjusting the timing of the matches that will be played in the holy month of Ramadan, as the kick-off of the matches will be after Iftar.

This came in coordination between the Football Association and Al-Wehda club, where the federation addressed the AFC about the need to change the times of the matches that were scheduled before the time of breakfast, which causes difficulty for the players, especially during the fasting period.

The Football Association thanked the AFC and the tournament officials for their constant and continuous cooperation with the member national federations, and their keenness to make the biggest tournament at the level of Asian clubs.

Al-Wehda qualified for the group stage after its victory in the play-off match yesterday against Al-Zawraa, Iraq, with two goals by Omar Khribin and Khalil Ibrahim.

WAM / Amin Al-Dubli / Reda Abdel-Nour


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