Catch the Asian Cup! BG joins Chunnam Group. Chiang Rai hits Shanghai Frontale wins at the port
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) held a group stage draw for the 2022 AFC Champions League Asian Football Club Championships in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia on January 17, in the group stage, there will be 40 teams participating in the competition, divided into 2 zones, the west zone and the east zone, 4 teams each, a total of 10 groups.
For 2 clubs representing Thailand, namely “The Rabbit” BG Pathum United (Thai League Champion) and “Kuangsong Mahaphai” Leo Chiang Rai United (FA Cup Champion) are eligible to automatically qualify for the group stage. As for the other 2 teams, “Prathon” Buriram United and “Sing Chao Tha”, the Port Authority of F.C. has to play in the play-off round.
The results of the group draw showed that BG Pathum United was in Group G along with Chunnam Dragon (South Korea), United City (Philippines) and Melbourne City (Australia), while Leo Chiang Rai United was in. Group G joins Shanghai Port FC (China), Kitchee (Hong Kong) and the winning team from the play-off round 2.
As for Kawasaki Frontale, the J-League 1 champion of Japan The new agency of “Messi J” Chanathip Songkrasin, captain of the Thai national team. He is in Group I with Guangzhou FC (China), Johor Darul Tasim (Malaysia) and the winning team from the play-off round 3 between Ulsan Hyundai (South Korea) or Port A. F.C.
while Hong Anh Ya Lai from Vietnam V-League of “Coach Zico” Kiatisak Senamuang, a top Thai coach He is in Group H alongside Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (South Korea), Yokohama F. Marinos (Japan) and the winning team from Play-off Round 1.
The other 2 clubs representing Thailand will play in the play-off round on March 15, with Buriram United going to visit Daegu FC and Port FC going to visit Ulsan Hyundai 2 teams. The strength of the K-League battle South Korea which, if able to win, will pass into the group stage
for the AFC match The 2022 Champions League group stage will be announced soon with the country hosting the tournament again. by the program in the group stage (East Zone) will hit the competition between April 15 – May 1