|Updates on AFC Cup 2020 – East Zone
Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) has been informed by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on updates following the withdrawal of Wofoo Tai Po from AFC Cup 2020. In order to maintain the Competition format in the East Zone, Kitchee SC (HKG) has been awarded a direct slot into the Group Stage of the Competition as highest ranked club in the Playoff Stage (East).
According to this decision of AFC, Tatung FC (Chinese Taipei), MUST CPK (Macau) and Kitchee SC (Hong Kong) will now be participating in Group I. With the qualification of Kitchee SC (HKG) into the Group Stage, Taipower Company (TPE) and Ulaanbaatar City FC (MNG) will now be participating in the Playoff Stage for qualification to the AFC Cup 2020 Group Stage while the Preliminary Stage (East) will be cancelled.
HKFA will further be updated by AFC regarding details of match schedule in due course.