How AFC Club Competition slots will be allocated to Indian teams from 2021
The slots for AFC Club competitions from 2021 onwards from India will be decided on the following criteria:
The winner of the Hero Indian Super League’s (Hero ISL) league phase (the team that finishes top of the table after the regular league phase) gets a direct slot into the Asian Champions League (AFC Champions League).
The Hero I-League champion gets a direct slot in the AFC Cup as a special dispensation for three years.
The winner of the Hero ISL trophy (Hero ISL Champions) gets a slot into the AFC Cup play-offs.
The same allocation of slots will be followed going forward.
Courtesy: AIFF Media