Famed Indonesian club Persipura Jayapura disband because of row

Four-times Indonesian champions Persipura Jayapura, one of the country`s most famed clubs, has disbanded with owners blaming the government for the FIFA ban that has halted the sport in one of Asia`s biggest markets.

Pahang-Perspura clash cancelled after visa row
Pahang-Perspura clash cancelled after visa row

Pahang`s AFC Cup round of 16 clash against Persipura Jayapura was cancelled by the Asian Football Confederation late on Monday after four foreign players from the Malaysian side were denied entry into Indonesia.

Persipura down Bengaluru 3-1, top Group E in AFC Cup
Persipura down Bengaluru 3-1, top Group E in AFC Cup

A lacklustre Bengaluru FC suffered another 1-3 loss at the hands of Indonesian club Persipura to end second in Group E of the AFC Cup football tournament at the Shree Kantirava Stadium, here on Tuesday.

AFC Cup: East Bengal sign off with a draw vs Kitchee SC
AFC Cup: East Bengal sign off with a draw vs Kitchee SC

East Bengal struck two late goals in the second-half to hold hosts Kitchee SC 2-2 and conclude their campaign on a high in the AFC Cup football tournament at the Mongkok Stadium here on Tuesday.

Advantage at stake as Bengaluru FC lock horns with Persipura
Advantage at stake as Bengaluru FC lock horns with Persipura

 Bengaluru FC take on Indonesian club Persipura Jayapura in a final Group E game of the AFC Cup at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Tuesday with an advantage at stake.

Second-string East Bengal lose 0-1 in AFC Cup
Second-string East Bengal lose 0-1 in AFC Cup

A second-string East Bengal dished out a spirited show but failed to cancel out Mohd Amri Yahyah's early goal to suffer a 0-1 loss to Johor Darul Ta'Zim in a rain-interrupted AFC Cup football match here today.

Bengaluru FC keen to make a point
Bengaluru FC keen to make a point

A confident and in-form Bengaluru FC take on Maziya Sports & Recreation Club at the National Football Stadium here tomorrow, knowing that a point will be enough to send the current Indian champions through to the pre-quarterfinal stages of the AFC Cup.

Depleted East Bengal take on leaders Johor Darul Ta'Zim
Depleted East Bengal take on leaders Johor Darul Ta'Zim

Already three of their top players injured, East Bengal will not risk further and field a second string side when they face table leaders Johor Darul Ta'Zim in the penultimate league round of the AFC Cup football tournament here tomorrow.

Robin Singh strike gives Bengaluru FC first away win in Asia
Robin Singh strike gives Bengaluru FC first away win in Asia

Robin Singh fired home a long-range winner a little short of fifteen minutes from time to give Bengaluru FC a 0-1 win over Warriors FC in the AFC Cup football tournament here on Tuesday.

East Bengal crush Balestier Khalsa FC 3-0 in AFC Cup
East Bengal crush Balestier Khalsa FC 3-0 in AFC Cup

 Despite fielding their reserve team, East Bengal dominated the proceedings to hammer Balestier Khalsa FC 3-0 for their first win this season in the the AFC Cup football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.

East Bengal to test bench strength in AFC Cup match on Tuesday
East Bengal to test bench strength in AFC Cup match on Tuesday

 Virtually out of contention for the next round, East Bengal will try out their bench strength when they face Balestier Khalsa FC of Singapore in their group F fixture of the AFC Cup football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.

East Bengal lose 1-2 to Khalsa FC, slip to bottom in group
East Bengal lose 1-2 to Khalsa FC, slip to bottom in group

East Bengal paid the price of their poor defence as they went down 1-2 to Balestier Khalsa FC to slip to the bottom of group standings in the AFC Cup football tournament at the Jalan Besar Stadium here on Tuesday.

Bengaluru FC beat Warriors 1-0 in AFC Cup
Bengaluru FC beat Warriors 1-0 in AFC Cup

Bengaluru FC got back to winning ways with a 1-0 victory over Warriors FC of Singapore in a group stage match of the AFC Cup football tournament here Tuesday.

Bengaluru FC look to bounce back against hungry Warriors
Bengaluru FC look to bounce back against hungry Warriors

Ashley Westwood says his boys have a chance to make amends for the disappointing result against Persipura Jayapura when Bengaluru FC take on Warriors FC from Singapore in a Group E game of the AFC Cup at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Tuesday.

East Bengal hold Kitchee SC 1-1 in AFC Cup
East Bengal hold Kitchee SC 1-1 in AFC Cup

East Bengal pulled themselves back after a uninspiring start to hold last year's semifinalists Kitchee SC 1-1 in their group F fixture of the AFC Cup football tournament here on Tuesday.

East Bengal face a stern test against Kitchee
East Bengal face a stern test against Kitchee

A depleted East Bengal will face a stern test when they take on last year's semifinalists Kitchee to begin their home leg in the group F of the AFC Cup football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.

East Bengal launch 'buy one, get one' ticket scheme for AFC Cup match
East Bengal launch 'buy one, get one' ticket scheme for AFC Cup match

East Bengal have launched a 'buy one, get one' scheme for their upcoming AFC Cup football fixture against Kitchee FC of Hong Kong at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, to be played on March 10.

Shankar's late strike hand Bengaluru maiden win in AFC Cup

Hosts Bengaluru FC scored a late goal to beat Maziya Sports and Recreation club of Maldives 2-1 and register their maiden victory in the AFC Cup here today.

East Bengal thrashed 1-4 by Malaysian club in AFC Cup
East Bengal thrashed 1-4 by Malaysian club in AFC Cup

 Eelco Schattorie got a reality check on his debut as East Bengal coach when his side were handed a 1-4 thrashing by Johor Darul Ta'zim in their Group F opening fixture of the AFC Cup at the Tan Sri Dato Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium here on Tuesday.

Acid test for new coach as East Bengal take on Johor Darul Ta'Zim
Acid test for new coach as East Bengal take on Johor Darul Ta'Zim

It will be an acid test for East Bengal's newly appointed coach Eelco Schattorie when they face Johor Darul Ta'Zim to kick off their campaign in the AFC Cup football tournament at the Tan Sri Dato Hj Hassan Yunos Stadium here on Tuesday.