Odisha FC, the Indian Super League (ISL) representative, is set to face Bangladesh’s Bashundhara Kings in their second group stage match of the AFC Cup 2023-24. The match is scheduled to take place at the Kings Arena in Dhaka on Monday.
In their opening game of the AFC Cup, Odisha FC, managed by Sergio Lobera, faced a heavy defeat at the hands of Mohun Bagan Super Giant. Despite the setback, they are determined to bounce back and demonstrate their capabilities to progress through the group stage.
This season marks Odisha FC’s debut in the continental competition, making this match against Bashundhara Kings an opportunity for redemption and a chance to showcase their potential in the AFC Cup.
On the other hand, Bashundhara Kings is also coming off a defeat in their first group-stage match against Maziya. Playing on their home ground, the Kings Arena, with strong support from their fans, provides them with a significant advantage as they seek their first victory in the AFC Cup.
Since their initial loss to Mohun Bagan Super Giant, Odisha FC has shown resilience and currently occupies the third position in the ISL group standings, having accumulated four points from two games.
Coach Sergio Lobera expressed the importance of this upcoming match, saying, “Hopefully, we will enjoy the match, and hopefully, we will win it. We lost the first game in the AFC Cup. The second game is important to get three points to keep our chances alive to progress in this competition.”
Key Details for Monday’s AFC Cup Match Between Bashundhara Kings and Odisha FC:
- Date: The AFC Cup match between Bashundhara Kings and Odisha FC is scheduled for October 2, Monday.
- Venue: The match will take place at the Bashundhara Kings Arena in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
- Kick-off Time: The AFC Cup match will commence at 5:30 PM IST on October 2, Monday.
- TV Broadcast: Unfortunately, the Bashundhara Kings vs. Odisha FC match will not be televised in India.
- Live Streaming: To watch the live stream of the Bashundhara Kings vs. Odisha FC AFC Cup match, fans can tune in to the Fancode app and website.
As Odisha FC looks to recover from their opening defeat, football enthusiasts are eager to witness this exciting AFC Cup clash between two determined teams. Don’t miss the action as both sides aim to secure crucial points in their journey through the competition.