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AFC Champions League: Venue for AFC Champions League playoff game between Jamshedpur FC & Mumbai City FC is set, ISL rivals to face off at Payyannad Stadium in Manjeri- Check Out

AFC Champions League: Venue for AFC Champions League playoff game between Jamshedpur FC & Mumbai City FC is set, ISL rivals to face off at Payyannad Stadium in Manjeri- Check Out

AFC Champions League Playoffs: Jamshedpur FC vs Mumbai City FC Venue: On April 4, 2023, Jamshedpur FC will play Mumbai City FC in a one-time playoff game to determine India’s representatives at the AFC Champions League 2023–24 Group Stage. The Payyanad stadium in Manjeri has been chosen as the venue for the match. Since EMS […]

AFC Champions League Playoffs: Jamshedpur FC vs Mumbai City FC Venue: On April 4, 2023, Jamshedpur FC will play Mumbai City FC in a one-time playoff game to determine India’s representatives at the AFC Champions League 2023–24 Group Stage. The Payyanad stadium in Manjeri has been chosen as the venue for the match. Since EMS Stadium could not be ready in time, the decision was made. The scheduling for every Indian Super Cup game at EMS Stadium has been changed.   Follow Indian Super League and Indian Football LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN 

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AFC Champions League: Venue for AFC Champions League playoff game between Jamshedpur FC & Mumbai City FC is set, ISL rivals to face off at Payyannad Stadium in Manjeri- Check Out

In the 2021–22 Hero Indian Super League season, Jamshedpur FC won the League Shield, while Mumbai City FC did the same in the 2022–23 campaign. To determine which team advances to the group rounds of the top club competition in Asia, a playoff between the League Shield winners of the aforementioned seasons has been set in accordance with the AFC slot system. The game will be played either at Manjeri or on April 4, which falls between the Indian Super Cup competition to be staged in Kerala.

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AFC Champions League: Venue for AFC Champions League playoff game between Jamshedpur FC & Mumbai City FC is set, ISL rivals to face off at Payyannad Stadium in Manjeri- Check Out

The format of the country’s top club league has been altered by the Asian Football Confederation. It is the last time an Indian club will be able to enter the AFC Champions League directly. Under the new system, India will lose a direct berth in the top-tier AFC Champions League. The country will still have two spots in the AFC Cup’s second tier — one direct and one playoff.

Slot 1: AFC Champions League, Group Stage

  • The winners of the Hero Indian Super League Shield in 2021-22 (Jamshedpur FC) and 2022-23 (Mumbai City FC) will face off in a one-off match on April 4, 2023.
  • The game will take place in between Hero Super Cup matches.
  • The game’s winners will be guaranteed a spot in the AFC Champions League 2023-24 Group Stage.

Slot 2: AFC Cup, Group Stage

  • This slot will be determined between the winners of the I-League 2021-22 (Gokulam Kerala FC) and the winners of the Hero Super Cup 2023 (TBD).
  • If the winners of the Hero Super Cup 2023 have already qualified for Slot 1, then Gokulam Kerala FC will get an automatic spot in the AFC Cup 2023-24 Group Stage.
  • If Gokulam Kerala FC win the Hero Super Cup 2023, then they will secure their qualification for the AFC Cup 2023-24 Group Stage.
  • The qualifying match for Slot 2, should it be required, will be played on April 29, 2023.

Slot 3: AFC Cup Preliminary Round

  • This slot will be decided between the winners of the Hero ISL 2021-22 Trophy (Hyderabad FC) and the Hero ISL 2022-23 Trophy (Bengaluru FC or ATK Mohun Bagan FC).
  • If Hyderabad FC have already qualified for Slot 2, then a qualification match for Slot 3 will not be required
  • The winner of the Hero ISL 2022-23 Trophy will take the slot in the AFC Cup 2023-24 Preliminary Round.
  • If the winners of the Hero ISL Trophy 2022-23 have already qualified for Slot 2, then a qualifying match for Slot 3 will not be required
  • Hyderabad FC would automatically play the AFC Cup 2023-24 Preliminary Round.
  • The Qualifying match for Slot 3, should it be required, will be played on May 3, 2023, or as decided by the AIFF.

AFC Champions League: Venue for AFC Champions League playoff game between Jamshedpur FC & Mumbai City FC is set, ISL rivals to face off at Payyannad Stadium in Manjeri- Check Out

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