The verdict from today’s meeting between AFC, UEFA, and FIFA has been announced that the 2021 AFC Champions League will host 40 clubs from around Asia, which will be an increase from the previous 32 teams. As for Thailand, 4 Thai League clubs will be represented in the 19th edition of the ACL competition.
As the #1 ranked league in ASEAN and #4 ranked league in East Asia, the Thai League has been allocated 4 spots for the 2021 AFC Champions League competition:
– 2 spots in the group stage for the Thai League 1 champion and the Chang FA Cup champion
– 1 spot in the Play-off stage for the Thai League 1 runner-up
– 1 spot in the Preliminary stage (Round 2) for the Thai League 1 third-place