2016 AFC Cup line-up completed

Malaysia’s Johor Darul Ta’zim will be looking to retain their AFC Cup title when the 2016 edition of the tournament gets underway later this month.

JDT, who were surprise victors in 2015, will have the chance to defend their title after failing to navigate their way through the AFC Champions League qualifying rounds.

On Tuesday, Tripoli Club, Al Wahda, Ahli Al Khalil, and Al Hidd became the last teams to book their places in the competition after winning their qualifying play-off matches.

The line-up for the group stages of the 2016 AFC Cup is:

Group A

1. Al Wehdat (JOR)
2. Al Ahed FC (LIB)
3. Altyn Asyr FC (TKM)
4. Al Hidd (BHR)

Group B

1. Nafit Al Wasat (IRQ)
2. Al Faisaly (JOR)
3. FC Istiklol (TJK)
4. Tripoli Club (LIB)

Group C

1. Al Orouba (OMA)
2. Air Force Club (IRQ)
3. Al Dharia (PLE)
4. Al Wahda (SYR)

Group D

1. Al Muharraq (BHR)
2. Fanja (OMA)
3. Al Jaish (SYR)
4. Ahli Al Khalil (PLE)

Group E

1. Tampines Rovers (SIN)
2. Selangor FA (MAS)
3. Ceres La Salle FC (PHI)
4. Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd (BAN)

Group F

1. Kitchee (HKG)
2. Balestier Khalsa FC (SIN)
3. New Radiant SC (MDV)
4. Kaya FC (PHI)

Group G

1. Mohun Bagan (IND)
2. South China (HKG)
3. Yangon United (MYA)
4. Maziya Sports & Recreation (MDV)

Group H

1. Johor Darul Ta’zim (MAS)
2. JSW Bengaluru FC (IND)
3. Lao Toyota FC (LAO)
4. Ayeyawady United (MYA)

The first round of group stage matches will take place on February 23-24.