Friday, July 29, 2011
President's Cup latest
2011 AFC President’s Cup Final Stage draw, which took place at the AFC House this afternoon in Kuala Lumpur. Yadanarbon ended Central Asian teams’ stranglehold on the third-tier AFC club competition last year by beating Kyrgyzstan’s Dordoi 1-0 in the final at home and could face a formidable challenge in the final stages this time around. Taiwan Power Company (Chinese Taipei), FC Balkan (Turkmenistan) and Istiklol (Tajikistan) were placed in Group A. Istiklol will take on home team Taiwan Power Company on the first day on 19 September while Phnom Penh Crown will meet Neftchi at 4pm in the opening match. Crown then face the Myanamar champions Yadanarbon on 21 September at 7pm. The six-team Finals will be played in Kaohsiung City, Chinese Taipei, from 19-25 September at the National Stadium. Top teams from each group will qualify for the final.