4th season champion compete 5th season champion in the opening game. Drawing ceremony for APL sixth season was conducted on Friday night, August 25, and the 8 present teams identified their opponent. The competitions kick off from September 7 that in the first game Shahin Asmaee FC and Spinghar Bazan FC face one another. The grouping is as follows: Group A: Shahin Asmaee FC – Spinghar Bazan FC, Mawjhae Amoo FC – Oqaban Hindokosh. Group B: Maiwand Atalan – Simorgh Alborz – Abasin Sapi – Toofan Harirood.