ATK will enjoy home advantage against Mohun Bagan in the inter-zonal semifinals of the AFC Cup to be played at the Salt Lake Stadium here on September 7. The continental body announced the matches of the knockout stage after conducting the draws in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.
ATK Mohun Bagan, who reached the semi-finals after winning the group league games in May, will face the Asean champions for a place in the inter-zonal final.
ATK Mohun Bagan, who suffered a crushing loss to Uzbekistan’s Nasaf FC (0-6) in the semifinals last year, will be eager to take advantage of the situation this time.
After the zonal semifinals, the ASEAN zone representative will be decided. It will be played between Indonesia’s PSM Makassar and Malaysia’s Kedah Darul Aman (on August 9) and Vietnam’s Viettel FC and Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur City FC (on August 10). The winners of these two matches will meet in the ASEAN Zonal Final on August 24.