Dates set for Sydney FC v Kashima Antlers

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed Sydney FC will host Japan’s Kashima Antlers at the Sydney Football Stadium on Wednesday 13 April, 2011 (8pm kick-off).


The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed Sydney FC will host Japan-s Kashima Antlers at the Sydney Football Stadium on Wednesday 13 April, 2011 (8pm kick-off).

The Sky Blues were originally scheduled to play the Antlers in Kashima on Wednesday 16 March however following the devastating earthquake and tsunami, the match was postponed.

The AFC also confirmed Sydney FC will head to Japan and take on the Antlers in Tokyo on Tuesday 10 May at the Tokyo National Stadium.

Sydney FC-s next match of the 2011 AFC Champions League is on Wednesday 6 April against Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua at the Sydney Football Stadium (8pm kick-off).

In the lead up to the Shanghai clash Sydney FC will take on the Rockdale City Suns at the Rockdale Illinden Sports Centre on Wednesday 30 March (7:30pm kick-off).

Tickets for the friendly against Rockdale can be purchased at the gate.

Sydney FC-s 2011 AFC Champions League Fixtures:

Match Day 1 Wednesday 2 March 8pm kick-off Suwon Samsung Bluewings (Korea), Sydney Football Stadium 0-0

Match Day 3 Wednesday 6 April 8pm kick-off Shanghai Shenhua (China) Sydney Football Stadium

Match Day 6 Wednesday 13 April 8pm kick-off Kashima Antlers (Japan) Sydney Football Stadium

Match Day 4 Tuesday 19 April 8pm kick-off Shanghai Shenhua (China) Hongkou Stadium

Match Day 5 Tuesday 3 May 7:30pm kick-off Suwon Samsung Bluewings (Korea) Suwon World Cup Stadium

Match Day 2 Tuesday 10 May Kick-off TBC Kashima Antlers (Japan)Tokyo National Stadium

*Please note that kick-off times for Sydney FC-s three away fixtures are local time.