The second-tier continental club competition in Asia- AFC Cup 2021- is already up and running. While this happens to be the 18th edition of the tournament, two Indian clubs ATK Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC are featuring in Group D of the tournament. Bashundhara Kings and Maziya Sports & Recreation are the other clubs in Group D. Notably. the winners of the tournament will secure a place in the 2022 AFC Champions League, entering the qualifying play-offs, if they haven't made it through their performances in the domestic leagues.
AFC Mohun Bagan have got off to a winning start by beating their Indian rivals 2-0 in the opening match.
ATK Mohun Bagan (India) vs Bengaluru FC (India) at 4:30 pm (IST)
Bashundhara Kings (Bangladesh) vs Maziya Sports & Recreation (Bangladesh) at 9:30 pm (IST)
Bengaluru FC (India) vs Bashundhara Kings (Bangladesh) at 4:30 pm (IST)
Maziya Sports & Recreation (Maldives) vs ATK Mohun Bagan (India) at 9:30 pm (IST)
ATK Mohun Bagan (India) vs Bashundhara Kings (Bangaldesh) at 4:30 pm (IST)
Maziya Sports & Recreation (Maldives) vs Bengaluru FC (India) at 9:30 pm (IST)
Squads of Indian clubs:
ATK Mohun Bagan squad:
Goalkeepers: Arindam Bhattacharya, Amrinder Singh, Avilash Paul
Defenders: Pritam Kotal, Subhasish Bose, Ashutosh Mehta, Sumit Rathi
Midfielders: Carl McHugh, Bidyananda Singh, Lenny Rodrigues, Engson Singh, Sheikh Sahil, Deepak Tangri, Ricky Shabong
Forwards: Liston Colaco, Abhishek Suryavanshi, Kiyan Nassiri, Manvir Singh, David Williams, Hugo Boumous, Roy Krishna
Bengaluru FC squad:
Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Lalthuammawia Ralte, Lara Sharma, Sharon Padattil
Defenders: Pratik Chaudhari, Wungngayam Muirang, Ajith Kumar, Ashique Kuruniyan, Parag Shrivas, Yrondu Musavu-King, Biswa Darjee, Alan Costa, Sarthak Golui
Midfielders: Suresh Wangjam, Namgyal Bhutia, Jayesh Rane, Danish Farooq, Rohit Kumar, Muhammad Inayat, Ajay Chhetri
Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Udanta Singh, Cleiton Silva, Leon Augustine, Naorem Roshan Singh, Bidyashagar Singh, Sivasakthi Narayanan, Akashdeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh
Where can I watch live telecast of AFC Cup matches in India?
The AFC Cup matches will be telecasted live on the Star Sports Network.
Can the AFC Cup matches be streamed online in India?
Yes, the AFC Cup matches can be streamed online in India. Fans can stream it either on the Disney+ Hotstar app or on their website.