The Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal could still play in the 2011-12 I-League, even if they fail to meet the December 31 deadline for fulfilling
AFC`s club licensing guidelines, informed sources in the AIFF.
Churchill Brothers, who failed to qualify for AFC Champions League after losing the play-off on Saturday, will take on holders Kuwait Sports Club in their opening AFC Cup group match at home on March 16.
I-League champions Churchill Brothers face a tough task as they aim to become the first
Indian side to qualify for the prestigious AFC Champions League when they take on UAE`s Al Wahda in the final play-off
I-League champions Churchill Brothers will get a chance to qualify for the AFC Champions
League after the Asian Football Confederation provisionally
named the Goan side among the eight continental teams.