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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan lose 1-3 to Kuala Lumpur City FC
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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan lose 1-3 to Kuala Lumpur City FC

ATK Mohun Bagan's attacking frailties were badly exposed as they suffer a 1-3 defeat to Kuala Lumpur City FC in the inter-zone semifinal match of the AFC Cup

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan to play inter-zone semi-final at home on 7 September
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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan to play inter-zone semi-final at home on 7 September

The Mariners finished second in the ISL this season, but they got to represent India in the continental level after their rivals, Mumbai City FC, lifted both the League Winners' Shield and the ISL Trophy.

AFC Cup 2022: Dominant ATK Mohun Bagan qualify for inter-zone semis; Gokulam Kerala knocked out
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AFC Cup 2022: Dominant ATK Mohun Bagan qualify for inter-zone semis; Gokulam Kerala knocked out

ATK Mohun Bagan thus became the first Indian club in AFC Cup history to top the group and qualify for the knockout stage after losing their opening group-stage game.

AFC Cup: Liston Colaco hat-trick scripts ATK Mohun Bagan revival; Maziya also remain in hunt
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AFC Cup: Liston Colaco hat-trick scripts ATK Mohun Bagan revival; Maziya also remain in hunt

Liston Colaco scored a stunning hat-trick to help ATK Mohun Bagan rout Bashundhara Kings of Bangladesh 4-0 and keep their inter-zone semifinal hopes alive.

AFC Cup: I-League champions Gokulam Kerala stun ATK Mohun Bagan 4-2 on tournament debut
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AFC Cup: I-League champions Gokulam Kerala stun ATK Mohun Bagan 4-2 on tournament debut

In a battle between the two heavyweights of the top-tier ISL and the second-tier I-League, Gokulam Kerala dished out a much more compact and technical display than Bagan.

AFC Cup: David Williams' hat-trick seals ATK Mohun Bagan's group berth
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AFC Cup: David Williams' hat-trick seals ATK Mohun Bagan's group berth

In a do-or-die playoff fixture at the Salt Lake Stadium, ATKMB were in cruise mode in the first half and in no time they had a 2-0 cushion, with Williams scoring a brace (6th, 30th).

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan face stern Abahani test in playoff amid home comforts in Kolkata
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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan face stern Abahani test in playoff amid home comforts in Kolkata

The winners of the knockout match will join Gokulam Kerala, Bashundhara Kings (Bangladesh) and Maziya Sports and Recreation (Maldives) in the group D of the AFC Cup main round beginning 18 May.

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan firm favourites against Sri Lanka's Blue Star SC in preliminary round two match
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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan firm favourites against Sri Lanka's Blue Star SC in preliminary round two match

ATK Mohun Bagan qualified straight to AFC Cup preliminary round two after finishing runners-up to Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League 2020-21.

I-League champions Gokulam Kerala drawn in Group D of AFC Cup in maiden appearance
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I-League champions Gokulam Kerala drawn in Group D of AFC Cup in maiden appearance

The group matches of AFC Cup, Asia's second tier club competition, will be held in May and June.

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan face FC Nasaf in unfamiliar Uzbek territory in Inter-Zone Semis
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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan face FC Nasaf in unfamiliar Uzbek territory in Inter-Zone Semis

Despite the lack of competitive preparation matches, Antonio Lopez Habas' side hopes to make up for it in talent and ambition.

AFC Cup: David Williams' second half goal sees ATK Mohun Bagan to knockouts with 1-1 draw against Bashundhara Kings
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AFC Cup: David Williams' second half goal sees ATK Mohun Bagan to knockouts with 1-1 draw against Bashundhara Kings

ATK Mohun Bagan made the inter-zonal semi-final of the second tier continental tournament as South Asian Zone champions.

AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC’s hopes of advancing left hanging by a thread after goalless draw against Bashundhara Kings
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AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC’s hopes of advancing left hanging by a thread after goalless draw against Bashundhara Kings

With just one point from two matches, the Sunil Chhetri-led team is now in a difficult position to advance to the knock-out stage with only the group winners making the grade.

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan begin life without Sandesh Jhingan with impressive win over Bengaluru FC
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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan begin life without Sandesh Jhingan with impressive win over Bengaluru FC

While ATK Mohun Bagan showed quality and decisiveness in breaking BFC’s defence twice, their opponents didn’t really threaten the team’s new goalkeeper Amrinder Singh.

AFC Cup: Roy Krishna, Subhasish Bose score as ATK Mohun Bagan begin campaign with win over Bengaluru FC
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AFC Cup: Roy Krishna, Subhasish Bose score as ATK Mohun Bagan begin campaign with win over Bengaluru FC

Captain Roy Krishna struck in the 39th minute before Subhasish Bose added another goal in the 46th minute to give the Kolkata based side a head start in the continent's second-tier club competition.

ISL organisers FSDL acquire media rights for AFC competitions in four-year agreement
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ISL organisers FSDL acquire media rights for AFC competitions in four-year agreement

The deal is the first long-term agreement with Football Marketing Asia, the exclusive commercial partner of the AFC.

AFC Cup: Jayesh Rane's solitary goal powers Bengaluru FC to win over Club Eagles in playoff match
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AFC Cup: Jayesh Rane's solitary goal powers Bengaluru FC to win over Club Eagles in playoff match

The solitary goal win took Marco Pezzaiuoli's men into Group D of the continental competition, where ATK Mohun Bagan, Bashundhara Kings and Maziya S&RC await.

AFC Cup: Sunil Chhetri-led Bengaluru FC take on Club Eagles of Maldives for group stage slot
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AFC Cup: Sunil Chhetri-led Bengaluru FC take on Club Eagles of Maldives for group stage slot

The winners of the playoff will advance to Group D of the 2021 AFC Cup.

AFC Cup: ATKMB have 'no excuses' despite preparations being hampered by COVID-19, says Antonio Habas
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AFC Cup: ATKMB have 'no excuses' despite preparations being hampered by COVID-19, says Antonio Habas

The COVID-19 situation meant that all the foreign players could not attend the ongoing camp here but Habas said the team is focussed on doing well despite the difficulties.

ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC sign midfielder Jayesh Rane on three-year deal
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ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC sign midfielder Jayesh Rane on three-year deal

The 28-year-old is the club's sixth signing of the summer, and joins the side ahead of their AFC Cup playoff clash against Eagles FC.

AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC to face Eagles FC in playoff match in Maldives on 15 August
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AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC to face Eagles FC in playoff match in Maldives on 15 August

The AFC confirmed that the playoff and group stage (South) matches of the second-tier continental club competition will be held in the Maldives.