AFC Cup: Chennai City to host Maziya Sports & Recreation in their first clash

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 11 (ANI): Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennai City are all set to host recently crowned Dhivehi Premier League champions Maziya Sports and Recreation of the Maldives in their first-ever AFC Cup clash.

The Maldivian club is returning to the competition for the first time since 2017. The 2018-19 I-League champions Chennai City are following in the footsteps of Chennaiyin FC, who competed in the 2019 AFC Cup.

Maziya, meanwhile, produced a stunning result to defeat another Indian side, Bengaluru FC, on penalties in the play-offs to progress to the group stage. As the only non-debutant, the Male club will hope their experience proves beneficial in a new-look South Zone group.

The match will be played at c in Chennai later in the day. (ANI)