The trip of Arema Indonesia on Asian Champions League 2011 will be very heavy. Being in a group G, Arema Indonesia will be against teams from South Korea, Japan and China. South Korea will be represented by Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors third-ranked in K-League, while Japan will be represented by Cerezo Osaka third-ranked in J-League, and China will be represented by Shandong Luneng as a champion of the Chinese Super League.
The three teams that will be the opponent for Arema Indonesia in Group G, are the countries that have very cold weather. Meanwhile, Arema Indonesia players who are familiar with the weather in Indonesia, which only has hot and rainy season, it would be difficult to adapt the weather in there.
In addition to weather problems, coach Arema Indonesia recognizes that the quality of opponents that will against Arema Indonesia in the group G are opponents who have quality above the Arema Indonesia players.
But the coach and the players Arema Indonesia promised to work hard, to provide the best in Asia Champions League this season.
Schedule of Arema Indonesia at the Asian Champions League 2011 :
- Wednesday, 02-03-2011 : Cerezo Osaka vs Arema Indonesi
- Wednesday, 16-03-2011 : Arema Indonesia vs Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
- Tuesday, 05-04-2011 : Arema Indonesia vs Shandong Luneng
- Wednesday, 20-04-2011 : Shandong Luneng vs Arema Indonesia
- Tuesday, 03-05-2011 : Arema Indonesia vs Cerezo Osaka
- Tuesday, 10-05-2011 : Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors vs Arema Indonesia