Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced confirmed for AFC Champions League 2022 West zone in the Round of 16, Quarter-Final, and Semi-final will play a centralized venue in Qatar from 19-26 February 2023.
The West Asian half of the last 16 pairings will see defending champions Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia face off against Shabab Al Ahli Dubai from the United Arab Emirates, while another Saudi side Al Shabab take on FC Nasaf from Uzbekistan. Qatar’s Al Duhail meet fellow Qatar League rivals Al Rayyan, while Al Faisaly from Saudi Arabia square off with Foolad Khouzestan from the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Earlier, the AFC had confirmed that the Round of 16 (West) will be held on 19,20 February 2023, with the Quarter-finals to be contested on 23 February 2023 before the Semi-final is staged on 26 February 2023.
The first leg of the Final will be played on 29 April 2023, at the venue of the finalist from the West Region whilst the second leg of the Final will be held on 6 May 2023, in Saitama, Japan – the venue of the finalist from the East Region – Urawa Red Diamonds.
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