Football: Asian Football Confederation cancels second-tier AFC Cup due to Covid-19 pandemic

The competition, in which teams from more minor nations in Asia participate, had been suspended since March. (REUTERS, AFP, XINHUA) – This year’s edition of Asia’s second-tier AFC Cup club competition has been cancelled amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the continent’s football governing body said in a statement on Thursday (Sept 10).

The competition, in which teams from more minor nations in Asia participate, had been suspended since March due to the coronavirus crisis and was originally scheduled to resume this month in centralised venues.

“In view of the logistics in coordinating the five zones of the AFC Cup and completing the […]

Source: www.straitstimes.com

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