x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Asian Football Confederation scraps neutral venue for final

The AFC Champions League final will be hosted by one of the two finalists from next year after organisers scrapped the use of neutral venues in a bid to improve attendances.

The AFC Champions League final will be hosted by one of the two finalists from next year after organisers scrapped the use of neutral venues in a bid to improve attendances. "The committee was of the view that if the grand finale is hosted by either of the two finalists it would lead to more fan participation and boost the image of the tournament," a statement on the AFC website said.