According to an official in the Asian Football Confederation the AFC has received a recommendation to cancel this year's AFC Cup due the coronavirus pandemic. The region's second-tier club competition is yet to resume in 4 host nations. However, three out of the nine groups remain without a home. Lebanon's member of the Asian Football Confederation's executive committee Hachem Haidar said that the advice to cancel will be presented. More details on the AFC Champions League are expected to be announced later.