FC Goa to take Qatar giants Al Rayyan in their AFC Champions League debut. The Goa-based football club is set to be the first Indian club to play in ACL. They had finished ISL 2019-20 season at the top spot which gave them direct qualification to the Asian league. As the country’s first-ever club is appearing in the ACL 2021, fans in India are eager to know on which channel they can watch AFC Champions League 2021 live telecast. Here is all you need to know about the broadcast, streaming channels of the tournament and AFC Goa’s upcoming matches.
FC Goa Schedule and Squad for ACL 2021
A total of 40 Asian clubs are participating in the tournament. All the teams are divided into 10 groups of 4 teams each. Each team will play 6 matches in the group stage with the 3 opponents. The club which will finish at the first spot in each group will qualify for the Round of 16 while the 2nd ranked team may qualify for the Round of 16 if it will be among the 6 best runners-up. FC Goa is placed in Group-E with AL Rayyan SC (Qatar), Al Wahda FSCC (UAE), Persepolis FC (Iran).
|Match No.||Match||Date||Time (IST)|
|1||FC Goa vs AL Rayyan SC||14 April||10:30 PM|
|2||Al Wahda FSCC vs FC Goa||17 April||08:00 PM|
|3||Persepolis FC vs FC Goa||20 April||10:30 PM|
|4||FC Goa vs Persepolis FC||23 April||10:30 PM|
|5||Al Rayyan SC vs FC Goa||26 April||10:30 PM|
|6||FC Goa vs Al Wahda FSCC||29 April||10:30 PM|
Goalkeepers: Mohammad Nawaz, Naveen Kumar, Shubham Dhas, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem
Defenders: Sanson Pereira, Seriton Fernandes, Leander D’Cunha, Iván González (Spain), Mohamed Ali, James Donachie (Australia), Aibanbha Dohling, Saviour Gama, Adil Khan
Midfielders: Edu Bedia (Spain), Glan Martins, Princeton Rebello, Brandon Fernandes, Phrangki Buam, Redeem Tlang, Makan Winkle Chothe, Alexander Romario Jesuraj, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Romeo Fernandes
Forwards: Jorge Ortiz (Spain), Devendra Murgaonkar, Ishan Pandita
AFC Champions League Live telecast channel in India
Meanwhile, Star India has bought the rights to broadcast AFC Champions League 2021 matches in India. All the matches of FC Goa in the tournament including the first match vs Al Rayyan to be telecasted live on the Star Sports 3 channel. Also, viewers can tune in to Disney+Hotstar for the live streaming of the AFC Champions League.
Star Sports 3 Channel Number in Broadcasting-satellite services
Tata Sky: Channel 458
Dish TV: Channel 650
Airtel Digital TV: Channel 306