Asian Champions League news

South Korea lose ACL spot

November 25, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Despite being the Asian Champions League's most successful nation, South Korea has lost one of its four automatic places for the group stages.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) released the breakdown of direct entrants for the 2012 edition with South Korea, winners of three of the last nine tournaments, reduced to three and Qatar's direct allocation doubled to four, three weeks after Al Sadd became the first Qatari winners of the competition.

The move sees a third of Qatar's ...

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