AFC Champions League 2021: Goa vs Al Rayyan – TV channel, stream, kick-off time and match preview
Goa FC will begin the ACL 2021 campaign with a clash against Al Rayyan …
The 2021 AFC Champions League group stage begins when Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa takes on Qatar's Al Rayyan at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa on Wednesday.
Goa FC qualified for the 2021 ACL by winning the 2019-20 ISL league stage.
|game||Goa FC versus Al Rayyan|
|date||Wednesday April 14th|
|time||22:30 CET (GMT +5: 30)|
TV CHANNELS & LIVE STREAM
The Star Sports Network has announced that it will televise FC Goa's ACL debut.
Hello! You can watch FC Goa versus Al-Rayyan SC in the AFC Champions League 2021 LIVE on Star Sports 3 on April 14th at 10:30 pm
– Star Sports Football (@StarFootball) April 10, 2021
|India (English) television station||Online streaming|
|Star Sports 3||N / A|
Local language comments will not be available for ACL games on Star Sports.
Goa FC signed up a 28-man squad for their ACL campaign this year.
All clubs may have a maximum of four foreign players in their squad, including players from an AFC (Asian Football Federation) member association. Australian defender James Donachie meets these criteria for the Gaurs.
Striker Igor Angulo and midfielder Alberto Noguera have been excluded from the Indian Super League squad.
Indian striker Romeo Fernandes joined the Goa first team for the first time since 2016.
Mohammad Nawaz, Naveen Kumar, Shubham Dhas and Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem
Sanson Pereira, Seriton Fernandes, Leander D & # 39; Cunha, Iván González (Spain), Mohamed Ali, James Donachie (Australia), Aibanbha Dohling, Retter Gama, Adil Khan
Edu Bedia (Spain), Glan Martins, Princeton Rebello, Brandon Fernandes, Phrangki Buam, Maklang Winkle Chothe, Alexander Romario Jesuraj, Amarjit Singh Kiyam and Romeo Fernandes
Jorge Ortiz (Spain), Devendra Murgaonkar, Ishan Pandita
KNOW THE OPPONENTS
Al Rayyan is one of the biggest clubs in Qatar, finishing third in the country's top division, known as the Qatar Stars League, in the 2020-21 season. They finished behind Al Sadd, trained by Xavi Hernandez and Al Duhail.
The team is coached by former French national team and PSG manager Laurent Blanc. They qualified by finishing the 2019-20 Qatar League runner-up.
Ivorial striker Yohan Boli is Al Rayyan's top scorer this season with 11 league goals. Only four players, including ex-Arsenal player Santi Cazorla, have scored more goals in Qatar's top division.
The team is in Group E and will face Goa, Al Wahda and Persepolis in the group stage this month.