AFC Champions League
AFC Champions League, also known as Asian Champions League, is a professional football tournament in Asia for men. There are overall 40 teams that typically compete in a period between March and February. The current holder of the title is Al-Hilal Saudi and the team that holds the most titles is Al-Hilal Saudi. Sofascore tracks live football scores and AFC Champions League table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 2022 season, among the most popular teams in AFC Champions League for online searches are Al-Hilal Saudi, Persepolis, Kawasaki Frontale. To follow today’s games and other active tournaments, please visit the main page for all competitions in Asia.
Competition format of AFC Champions League
The first edition of the AFC Champions League took place in 2002 when the first tournament winner was Al-Ain. The best 16 teams qualify to the main competition. The main competition consists of 40 teams divided into 30 groups. The preliminary phase includes 6 rounds that work as a knockout stage. The best teams qualify for the second phase of the competition. The final stage of the competition consists of a playoff round where the most successful 16 teams compete for the title of the AFC Champions League competition. 1 team teams qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup main tournament or preliminary qualifications.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorer in the AFC Champions League 2021 season was Michael Olunga with 9 goals. The average number of goals in the tournament for season 2022 is 2.99 per game.The top three scorers of all time in AFC Champions League are Muriqui , Adriano , Asamoah Gyan.
TV partners and official organization
The organization that is in charge of the tournament is Asian Football Confederation.
Top 9 important questions about AFC Champions League
#1 Which team in AFC Champions League has the most titles?The team with the most titles in AFC Champions League is Al-Hilal Saudi.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in AFC Champions League?The current titleholder in AFC Champions League is Al-Hilal Saudi.
#3 Which player is the all-time top scorer in the AFC Champions League?The top scorer in the history of AFC Champions League are Muriqui , Adriano with 13 goals.
#4 How many rounds are played each season in AFC Champions League?Overall 5 rounds are played in AFC Champions League each season.
#5 How many goals are scored on average in AFC Champions League in 2022?
The average number of goals in AFC Champions League is 2.99 per game in 2022.
#6 When does the AFC Champions League start and when does it finish?
The AFC Champions League usually takes place between March and February every year.