The format of the AFC Champions League is modified to mirror the UEFA Champions League with qualifying, playoff rounds and a group stage of 32 clubs. All league winners qualify for the competition. The ranking of nations follows the division reputation in the database. Higher ranked nations have more than one club qualify (best placed clubs). The winner of the competition & the AFC Cup qualify for the next year group stage. The prize money is significantly increased to minimize the difference with European competitions.
- AFC Cup
The format of the AFC Cup is modified to mirror the UEFA Europa League with qualifying, playoff rounds and a group stage of 48 clubs. The losers of qualifying & playoff rounds & the 3rd place clubs of the group stage of the AFC Champions League enter the competition. The winner of main domestic cup of each nation qualifies & higher ranked nations have more than one club qualify (best placed clubs). The prize money is also significantly increased
- AFC Regional Club Cup : -
- EAFF Club Championship (East Asia)
- WAFF Challenge Trophy (West Asia)
- AFF Super League (Southeast Asia)
- CAFA Club Cup (Central Asia)
- SAFF Club Cup (South Asia)
Regional club competitions for five regions of Asia. The losers of the qualifying & playoff rounds of the AFC Cup enter the competitions. If there are none, the next best placed clubs qualify. Higher ranked nations have more than one club qualify (best placed clubs).
- AFC Super Cup
Super Cup for winners of the AFC Champions League, AFC Cup & the five regional club competitions.
Note : Australian clubs did not qualify for Asian competitions in this file.
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How to add AFC Continental Club Competitions on FM180. Download the .zip file and extract its contents.
1. Put the "NBL AFC Continental Comps" file into your editor data folder
by default : C:\Users\yourusername\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2018\editor data
2. Put the "database" folder into your FM18 local folder
by default if you are using Steam : C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2018
3. Launch FM18
4. Start a new game
5. Select the "DATABASE" menu on the top right corner
6. Tick "NBL AFC Continental Comps" under the "EDITOR DATA" section