Abahani, only Bangladeshi club to participate in AFC Cup 2019 as Federation Cup winner
Along with Bashundhara Kings as the reigning Bangladesh Premier League champion, runners-up Abahani Limited will also participate in the AFC Cup 2020 after the number of participating clubs from Bangladesh increased from one to two from last season.
Abahani, only Bangladeshi club to participate in AFC Cup 2019 as Federation Cup winner, achieved some unprecedented success in Asia’s version of the Uefa Europa League this year by qualifying for the knockout stage.
Bashundhara will play in the AFC Cup for the first time and they strengthened their squad to mark their debut appearance memorable.
They will play directly in the final round while Abahani will have to go through the playoffs to advance.