There are overall 38 teams that typically compete in a period between April and October. The current holder of the title is Al-Muharraq and the teams that hold the most titles are Al-Kuwait, Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya. Sofascore tracks live football scores and AFC Cup table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 2022 season, among the most popular teams in AFC Cup for online searches are Bali United FC, ATK Mohun Bagan FC, Bashundhara Kings. To follow today’s games and other active tournaments, please visit the main page for all competitions in Asia.
Competition format of AFC Cup
The first edition of the AFC Cup took place in 2004 when the first tournament winner was Al-Jaish. The best 16 teams qualify to the main competition. The main competition consists of 38 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 Cup competition. 1 team teams qualify for the AFC Champion League main tournament or preliminary qualifications.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorer in the AFC Cup 2021 season was Khuisain Norchaev with 7 goals. The average number of goals in the tournament for season 2022 is 3.12 per game.
TV partners and official organization
The organization that is in charge of the tournament is AFC.
Top 9 important questions about AFC Cup
#1 Which team in AFC Cup has the most titles?The teams with the most titles in AFC Cup are Al-Kuwait, Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in AFC Cup?The current titleholder in AFC Cup is Al-Muharraq.
#3 Which player is the all-time top scorer in the AFC Cup?The top scorer in the history of AFC Cup is Bienve Marañón with 35 goals.
#4 How many rounds are played each season in AFC Cup?Overall 11 rounds are played in AFC Cup each season.
#5 How many goals are scored on average in AFC Cup in 2022?
The average number of goals in AFC Cup is 3.12 per game in 2022.
#6 When does the AFC Cup start and when does it finish?
The AFC Cup usually takes place between April and October every year.