The latest AFC schedule has no Shandong Taishan, Beijing Guoan directly enters the race
Chinanews client, February 20th. On the evening of the 19th, Beijing time, the official website of the AFC updated the grouping situation of the 2021 AFC Champions League. The Guangzhou team replaced the disqualified Shandong Taishan team into Group J, while Beijing Guoan, who originally needed to play for the qualifying round, entered the main game directly and was divided into Group I where the Guangzhou team was previously.
According to last season’s Super League And the Football Association Cup results, Jiangsu team, Shandong Taishan, Guangzhou team and Beijing Guoan will represent the Super League to participate in the AFC Champions League. Among them, Beijing Guoan needs to participate in the qualifying matches.
But on the evening of February 8th, Beijing time, the AFC official suddenly announced that because it did not meet the mandatory criteria for overdue payments in the “AFC Club Access Rules” (2016 Edition), The AFC independent admission review agency decided to revoke Shandong Taishan’s qualification for the 2021 AFC Champions League.
Then, Shandong Taishan Club In response, it said that after receiving the notice, the club immediately took emergency measures and responded actively, and related work is in progress. However, Shandong Taishan is no longer in the latest schedule announced by the AFC Champions League. (End)