Tag: AFC


Luxuriant Lusail Stadium to host AFC matchups

Lusail Stadium will also be part of Asian Cup in Qatar

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ Local Organising Committee (LOC) confirmed recently that the opening match and eagerly anticipated final of the upcoming edition of Asia’s crown jewel are set to be played at one of the largest match venues ever in... » Read more


AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 dates announced

Dates and venues confirmed for Asian Cup 2024 in Qatar

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Local Organizing Committee for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 have confirmed that the upcoming edition of the continent’s flagship international competition will be held from January 12th to February 10th, 2024. ‘ARAB NEWS’ stated that the... » Read more


Qatar to host 2023 AFC Asian Cup

Qatar replaces China as host for Asian Cup 2023

2022 World Cup hosts Qatar will stage the 2023 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on October 17th, after China withdrew earlier this year because of COVID. ‘The National’ stated that China in June 2019 won the bid to host the event but pulled out in May because of its... » Read more


AFC push out 2023 Asian Cup bids deadline

Australia extends Asian Cup bid

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has extended its deadline to receive bids for staging the 2023 Asian Cup following China’s decision to relinquish its hosting rights. The ‘7NEWS’ stated that interested parties must now confirm their bid by July 15th, the AFC said in a statement, having... » Read more


COVID make mincemeat of China sport calendar

China cancels Asian Cup 2023

China will no longer host the 2023 Asian Cup finals due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on May 14th, adding that it will decide on a new host in due course. The ‘Reuters’ stated that the event, which is played every four years and features... » Read more


AFC logomarks to add zing to its fixtures

AFC rebrands competitions

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) launched an exciting and dynamic range of brand-new logomarks and visual identities for its major national team fixtures – the AFC Asian Qualifiers, AFC Asian Cup, AFC Women’s Asian Cup, AFC U23 Asian Cup, and the hugely popular annual club... » Read more


Saudi Arabia make a pitch for AFC Asian Cup

Saudi Arabia bid to host Asian Cup 2027 update

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman recently invited the Asian Football Cup (AFC) working team to discuss Saudi Arabia’s bid to play host to the AFC Asian Cup 2027. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Servant of the Two Noble Sanctuaries or Protector of the Two Holy Cities, is a royal... » Read more