SEOUL: The delayed Asian Champions League began Wednesday with groups from Uzbekistan, the United Arab Emirates and Iraq successful playoff video games to maneuver into the group stage.
Former Ajax coach Henk ten Cate led Al-Wahda from Abu Dhabi to a 2-1 win over Al-Zawraa of Iraq, whereas Jovan Djokic scored within the final minute of additional time to offer Uzbekistans AGMK a 1-0 win over Al-Gharafa of Qatar to achieve the group stage for the primary time.
Iraqs Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya received a penalty shootout 3-2 towards Al-Wehda of Saudi Arabia after a 1-1 draw.
The playoffs from the jap facet of the draw that includes groups from Australia, Myanmar and the Philippines have been pushed again till June because of journey restrictions put in place to restrict the unfold of COVID-19.
The western half of the group stage begins subsequent Wednesday whereas the jap zone is scheduled to get underway in June or July.
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