AFC Champions League groups confirmed

The line-up for the group stage of the 2016 AFC Champions League has been confirmed following the completion of qualifying on Tuesday. 

The eight teams who claimed the last available spots in the competition via the play-offs are: Pohang Steelers, Shandong Luneng, FC Tokyo, Shanghai SIPG, Bunyodkor, El Jaish, Al Jazira, and Al Ittihad.

The 32 teams have been divided into eight groups:

Group A

1.Foolad Mobarakeh Sepahan (IRN)
2. Al Nasr (UAE)
3. Lokomotiv (UZB)
4. Al Ittihad (KSA)

Group B

1. Al Nassr (KSA)
2. Zobahan (IRN)
3.Lekhwiya (QAT)
4. Bunyodkor (UZB)

Group C

1. Pakhtakor (UZB)
2. Al Hilal (KSA)
3. Tractorsazi Tabriz (IRN)
4. Al Jazira (UAE)

Group D

1. Al Ain (UAE)
2. Nasaf (UZB)
3. Al Ahli (KSA)
4. El Jaish (QAT)

Group E

1. Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (KOR)
2. Jiangsu Sainty (CHN)
3. Becamex Binh Duong (VIE)
4. FC Tokyo (JPN)

Group F

1. Sanfrecce Hiroshima (JPN)
2. FC Seoul (KOR)
3. Buriram United (THA)
4. Shandong Luneng (CHN)

Group G

1. Melbourne Victory (AUS)
2. Gamba Osaka (JPN)
3. Suwon Samsung Bluewings (KOR)
4. Shanghai SIPG (CHN)

Group H

1. Guangzhou Evergrande (CHN)
2. Sydney FC (AUS)
3. Urawa Red Diamonds (JPN)
4. Pohang Steelers (KOR)

Week One of the group stage of the competition takes place on February 23 and 24.

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