Naft Tehran to Play Qatar’s El Jaish at AFC Champions League Play-Off
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Naft Tehran will play El Jaish of Qatar in the 2016 AFC Champions League play-off.
Naft Tehran will host El Jaish in one-off match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Frbruary 9.
Action in the West Zone will commence with the play-off matches of Al Ittihad (KSA) v Al Wehdat (JOR), Naft Tehran v (IRN) v El Jaish (QAT), Bunyodkor (UZB) v Al Shabab (UAE) and Al Jazira (UAE) v Al Sadd (QAT), with all four winners punching their ticket to the Group Stage.
West Asia Zone
* Naft Tehran (Iran) - El Jaish (Qatar)
* Al-Ittihad (Saudi Arabia) - Al-Wehdat (Jordan)
* Bunyodkor (Uzbekistan) - Al-Shabab (UAE)
* Al-Jazira (UAE) - Al-Sadd (Qatar)
The clubs who have qualified directly for the Group Stage are:
Iran: Foolad Mobarakeh Sepahan, Zobahan, Tractorsazi Tabriz
Saudi Arabia: Al Nassr, Al Hilal, Al Ahli
Uzbekistan: Pakhtakor, Nasaf, Lokomotiv
UAE: Al Ain, Al Nasr