Al Hilal hit out at ‘inflexible’ AFC over Asian Champions League axing

Al Hilal have slammed the Asian Football Confederation for their “inflexibility” after the reigning champions were kicked out of Asian Champions League because they were only able to muster 11 players for their final group B fixture.The Saudi club, who had already qualified for the last-16, said they had been determined to defend their title despite 30 players and staff becoming infected by Covid-19 in the Qatar hub where Asia’s premier club competition resumed last week.“The board of directors…

Al Hilal hit out at ‘inflexible’ AFC over Asian Champions League axing
Al Hilal have slammed the Asian Football Confederation for their “inflexibility” after the reigning champions were kicked out of Asian Champions League because they were only able to muster 11 players for their final group B fixture.The Saudi club, who had already qualified for the last-16, said they had been determined to defend their title despite 30 players and staff becoming infected by Covid-19 in the Qatar hub where Asia’s premier club competition resumed last week.“The board of directors…