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AFC Champions League: Virus fears prompt venue switch

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first_img In Group F, Ulsan Hyundai FC’s away match against Shanghai Shenhua on February 18 will become a hiome game. Read Also: Angry United fans target Woodward’s £2m mansion with fireworks, smoke bomb In Group G, Suwon Samsung Bluewings and Guangzhou Evergrande will meet on February 12 in Suwon, south of Seoul, instead of Guangzhou. In Group H, Shanghai SIPG will travel to South Korea to play Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors on February 19. The AFC said it will make a decision on the return fixtures in March. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWhy Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do ThisFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street ArtPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti6 Best Movie Cars You Could Own But Probably Can’t Afford All home games for Chinese clubs in the AFC Champions League’s group stage in February and March will be rescheduled and played as away fixtures, officials said Wednesday, due to the deadly virus sweeping the country. The change affects four Chinese clubs and their South Korean opponents. The Asian Football Confederation is rescheduling some Champions League games because of the virus sweeping china The Asian Football Confederation said the decision was a “precautionary measure to ensure the safety and well-being of all participating players and teams”. The virus has killed more than 130 people, infected thousands and spread to some 15 countries. A number of international sporting events scheduled for China have been either cancelled or moved out of the country as a result of the virus. In Group E, K League 1 side FC Seoul were supposed to travel to Beijing on February 11 to play Beijing FC, but the game will now be played in Seoul on that date.Advertisementlast_img read more