Iran’s Persepolis try to foil Saudi Hilal fans from Oman match

A total of 32 teams compete in the group stage to decide the 16 places in the knockout stage of the 2017 AFC Champions League (AP)

Iran’s Persepolis decided to increase the price of tickets for its match against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in Muscat, by five times.

Saudi news outlets said that the Iranian team is trying to prevent Saudi fans from attending the match in the 2017 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League group stage.

Iran’s Persian Gulf Pro League professional football club and the Saudi Arabian professional football team have chosen Oman as the neutral venue to host the forthcoming matches in Group D. (MORE).

The first match will be held at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman, on February 21. The second match will be held in the same stadium on April 24.

The 2017 AFC Champions League group stage will be played from February 20 to May 10, 2017.

A total of 32 teams compete in the group stage to decide the 16 places in the knockout stage of the 2017 AFC Champions League.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48
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