AFC to expand Champions League, Women’s Asian Cup

Fabricio of Urawa Red Diamonds takes on Mix Diskerud of Ulsan Hyundai during the AFC Champions League Round of 16 (by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has revealed expansion plans for the Champions League, its leading club competition, and the Women’s Asian Cup.

The plans were detailed at an AFC Executive Committee meeting, with the Champions League to expand from 32 to 40 clubs from the 2021 season.

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