AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC Miss Title After Narrowly Going Down To Air Force Club
Bengaluru FC went down 1-0 to Iraq's Air Force Club in the final of the AFC Cup in Doha, Qatar.
Sunil Chhetri-led Bengaluru FC made history by becoming the first Indian football club to enter the final of the AFC Cup. (All images from AFP)
Bengaluru FC coach Albert Roca, former assistant coach of Barcelona, guided the team well to reach the title clash.
Bengaluru FC were egged on by a sizeable Indian crowd in Doha, Qatar, - the venue of the AFC Cup final
Bengaluru FC had to fend off some very dangerous attack by the Air Force Club in the first half.
The score, however, remained 0-0 in the first half.
However, in the 70th minute Hammadi Ahmed (centre) scored for Air Force Club
The goal was enough to help Air Force Club clinch the 2016 AFC Cup title
Bengaluru FC came really close, but fell short of becoming the first Indian club to win the continental AFC Cup