Six Asian Champions League matches postponed due to Corona

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Six Asian Champions League matches must be postponed due to corona virus problems (Photo: Asian Champions League match)
Tulisan.online - Six Asian Champions League matches must be postponed due to the corona virus problem. This makes the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have to rack their brains to deal with these problems.

Four Iranian clubs were affected by the delay, which emerged after the AFC announced an emergency situation over the epidemic. Next month's World Cup qualifying matches are also disrupted, including the women's Olympics playoffs involving China, South Korea (South Korea), Vietnam and Australia will also be rescheduled.

"This is a challenging and unprecedented period, but the AFC is working tirelessly to monitor the situation," said AFC secretary general, Windsor John, quoted by AFP on Thursday (27/2).

The Asian Champions League has been hit hard by the corona virus, where most Chinese clubs must be absent until April. Meanwhile, one match in South Korea will be played without spectators.

Four matches next week involving Iranian clubs must also be postponed. The schedule for FC Seoul against Chiangrai United from Thailand will also be shifted, as well as the match on April 6 between Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr and Sepahan from Iran.

AFC members from the Eastern region will hold a meeting in Kuala Lumpur on Monday (2/3/2020). while West Asian countries will hold talks on Monday and Tuesday.

The virus with the official name COVID-19 has threatened sports competitions, including Formula 1, Six Nations rugby competition, and the European Champions League.

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