In return meet with the Bengaluru Football Club, India, the Turkmen team Altyn Asyr assured a place in the 2018 AFC Cup Inter-Zone Final.
Altyn Asyr FC clinched their place with a 2-0 victory over JSW Bengaluru in the second leg of the AFC Cup Inter-Zone semi-final, sealing a 5-2 aggregate win. The home side were rarely troubled as they built impressive 3-2 triumph in their first leg of the semi-final in Bengaluru over the Indian Super League champions.
Many-times champion of Turkmenistan now face 4.25 SC of DPR Korea in the Inter-Zone final.
The first leg will take place in Pyongyang, KDPR, on September 19, and the second – in Turkmenistan on October 3.
The winner team of the AFC Cup final will face the winner of the clash between the Al-Jazeera, Jordan, and Al-Quwa, Iraq.
Earlier, Turkmenistan’s football clubs never played in the playoffs of the AFC Cup.
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