AFC Champions League
The AFC Champions League is the Asie premier fitbaa club competeetion, run bi the Asian Football Confederation. It is equivalent to the CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores an the UEFA, CAF, CONCACAF & OFC Champions League competeetions.
|Foondit||1967 (2002 in its current format)|
|Nummer o teams||
32 (group stage)|
|Current champions||Guangzhou Evergrande (1st title)|
|Maist successful club(s)||Pohang Steelers (3 titles)|
|2014 AFC Champions League|
A total o forty-seiven clubs compete in the competeetion; twinty-aicht clubs receive automatic berths, wi nineteen clubs qualifyin via the qualifyin playaffs. Syne 2009, the champions dae no qualifee automatically for the follaein year competeetion.
The winner o the AFC Champions League qualifees for the FIFA Club Warld Cup.