China won the AFC Women Asian Cup 9th time

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The Chinese women's football team defeated the South Korean women's football team 3-2 in the Asian Football Confederations(AFC) women Asian cup  final held at the D.Y.Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai on  6 February 2022. This was the 9th  title win for the Chinese women's football team also known as “Steel Roses”.

  • Earlier the host Indian women football team was forced to withdraw from the tournament mid-way after several of their players tested covid positive .

  • Total 12 teams participated in the tournament  which was held from 20 January to 6 February 2022.

  • The tournament matches were  played in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune . 

  •  India was hosting the tournament for the second time after 1979.

  •  The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women Asian cup is held every four years.

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