AFC Cup 2012: Arbil host East Bengal while Salgaocar host Al-Wahedat

Arbil vs East Bengal
Francouse Al Hareeri Stadium
8:30 PM IST

Salgaocar vs Al-Wahedat
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

                                                       
East Bengal rocked by three successive defeats in the AFC Cup and thus are still unable to grab any points, visits Iraqi opponent Arbil on Tuesday. To add to the miseries, they will be without their highest goal scorer in the i-League, Aussie forward Tolgay Ozbey and their head coach Trevor Morgan due to security concerns imposed by the Australian Government. Meanwhile Arbil who defeated East Bengal few days ago in the Red and Golds home turf at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan, are boosted by the return of forward Luay Salah and Syrian midfielder Nadim Sabag.

Salgaocar host Al-Wahedat of Jordan today at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Salgaocar last match saw them getting thrashed by Neftchi 5-0 in their home turf. Al-Wahedat will be missing their suspended midfielder Ahmad Elias who was the scorer in their last match. Salgaocar will be missing suspended Brazilian defender Luciano Sobrosa, Japanese striker Ryuji Sueoka and Nigerian frontman Chidi Edeh.
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