Dushanbe. 25 August. “Asia Plus” -- Tomorrow, on Aug. 26, Wednesday, at the Central Republican Stadium in Dushanbe will be held the first match of the AFC Cup quarter final between the teams "Istiqlol" (Dushanbe) - "Pahang" (Malaysia). Beginning at 20:00.

On the eve of the first match of 1/4 final of the AFC Cup 2015 between the Tajik "Istiqlol" and Malaysian "Pahang" today, on August 25, at the "Hyatt Regency Dushanbe" hotel will take place a pre-match press conference.

Zainal Abidin Hasan, the head coach of "Pahang" said that his team will fight for the victory on aggregate score. He hopes that "Pahang" will "make a history and firstly get to the semi-finals of the tournament."

"We respect the" Istiqlol "and will lead a disciplined game, and if tomorrow we will get a draw, it would be an excellent result for us." - He told to the reporters.

Captain of "Pahang" Mohd Razman Roslan said that he came here with the hope on a good result.

"Istiqlol"`s coach Mubin Ergashev also declared about the victory and fully readiness of his team for an acceptable result.

Judging panel from Jordan headed by the chief arbiter Adham Mohammad Mahadmehom and FIFA referee since 2013 will judge the match. Referee`s assistant on the lines will be Ahmad Moannes Nadi Arroalle and Faisal Mohammad Awwad Shuayr. The functions of the reserve referee will execute Ahmad Yacoub Ibrahim.

Judges will inspected by Hussain Ghadhanferi from Kuwait and the match commissioner will be Sivakumar from Singapore.