The Western Sydney Wanderers will face FC Seoul, the winner of the third play-off and the second Japanese club in the 2017 AFC Champions League group stage after the draw was held last night in Kuala Lumpur.
The Wanderers meet again with opponents FC Seoul having previously played them in both of the Club’s Champions League campaigns to date.
The winners of the third play-off and the second Japanese club have yet to be determined.
The Wanderers return to Asia for the third time after winning the tournament in 2014 and narrowly missing out on a knock-out berth in the 2015 tournament.
The Red & Black have qualified for the tournament as runners-up of the Hyundai A-League 2015/16 season and were joined in the main draw by Adelaide United, with Brisbane Roar aiming to qualify for the group stage via the play-off bracket.
Western Sydney Wanderers CEO John Tsatsimas praised the quality the quality of the competition and the excitement building up for the Club’s return.
“The draw tonight highlights that another ACL campaign is just around the corner for the Western Sydney Wanderers.
“We are extremely excited to be drawn with our old semi final rivals FC Seoul in the the group and we look forward to consolidating our position once again in the coming months against the most well regarded in Asia.”
As announced last month, the Wanderers will play out of Campbelltown Stadium for the group stages, with AETOS Capital group as the front-of-shirt partners for the 2017 campaign.
Tuesday 21 February 2017
Western Sydney Wanderers vs Japan 2nd Club
Tuesday 28 February 2017
Winner of play-off 3 vs Western Sydney Wanderers
Wednesday 15 March 2017
FC Seoul vs Western Sydney Wanderers
Tuesday 11 April 2017
Western Sydney Wanderers vs FC Seoul
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Japan 2nd Club vs Western Sydney Wanderers
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Western Sydney Wanderers vs Winner of play-off 3