The contract of the teams qualified for the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League was completed after the 16th round of the AFC Champions League 2021 ended, and 3 Arab teams booked their seats in the quarter-finals from the Western region..
Al Wahda settled the exclusive Emirati confrontation against Sharjah by winning 5-4 penalty shootouts, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League, after the summit ended in a 1-1 draw after resorting to extra time. 2 minutes later.
Mohammed Al Shamsi, Al Wahda goalkeeper, saved the kicks of Ben Malango and Khalil Khamis, to give Al Wahda the victory.
Al Wahda joined Al Hilal, the Saudi Al Nasr, the Iranian Persepolis, the defending South Korean Ulsan Hyundai, and Japan’s Nagoya Grampus in the quarter-finals..
Saudi Arabia will host the quarter- and semi-final matches from October 16 to 19, according to the pool system, with the final match taking place on November 23..
The draw for the tournament will be held next Friday, at nine o’clock in the morning Cairo local time and ten in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Al Hilal defeated Istiklal Tehran of Iran (2-0) scored by French Bafetimbi Gomez and Salem Al-Dosari. As for Al-Nasr, it defeated the Iranian Tractor Sazi, with a clean goal, scored by Cameroonian striker Vincent Abubakar..
Iran’s Persepolis advanced to the round of 8 of the tournament after beating Istiklol of Tajikistan with a 1-0 win..