The Qualifiers for the AFC contests 2023-24 for the Indian clubs will be played between April 4 to May 3, the All India Football Organization (AIFF) said on Tuesday after the mainland body offered the country three openings.
The Asian Football Confederation has allotted three openings to India — one in the Heroes Association bunch stage, one in the AFC Cup bunch stage, and one space in the AFC Cup Qualifiers.
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The champs of the Indian Super Association Safeguard 2021-22 (Jamshedpur FC) and victors of a similar in the 2022-23 season (Mumbai City FC) will battle it out in an oddball match on April 4. The match will be played between the matches of the Super Cup and the victors of the game will get an immediate space in the AFC Champions Association 2023-24 gathering stage.
Taking everything into account, this space not entirely set in stone between the champs of the I-Association 2021-22 (Gokulam Kerala FC) and the victors of the Super Cup 2023.
On the off chance that the victors of the Super Cup 2023 have previously equipped for Space 1, then Gokulam Kerala FC will get a programmed spot in the AFC Cup 2023-24 gathering stage.
On the off chance that Gokulam Kerala FC win the Super Cup 2023, they will get their capability for the AFC Cup 2023-24 gathering stage.
The passing counterpart for Opening 2, would it be advisable for it be required, will be played on April 29.
For the AFC Cup starter round, the opening will be settled on the champs of the ISL 2021-22 Prize (Hyderabad FC) and the ISL 2022-23 Prize (Bengaluru FC or ATK Mohun Bagan FC).
In the event that Hyderabad FC have proactively qualified for Opening 2, a capability match for Space 3 won’t be needed, and the champ of the ISL 2022-23 Prize will take the space in the AFC Cup 2023-24 primer round.
In the event that the victors of the ISL Prize 2022-23 have previously equipped for Opening 2, then, at that point, a passing counterpart for Space 3 won’t be needed, and Hyderabad FC would consequently play the AFC Cup 2023-24 starter round.
The passing counterpart for Opening 3, would it be a good idea for it be required, will be played on May 3, or as chosen by the AIFF, the league said.