Saudi Arabia to host 2027 Asian Cup football tournament
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Saudi Arabia has been selected to host the 2027 Asian Cup football tournament during the 33rd AFC Congress recently held in Manama, Bahrain.
An overview of the news
India also submitted a bid to host the 2027 Asia Cup but later withdrew its name.
Asian cup football tournament 2027
Slogan: Forward for Asia
Host Cities: Dammam, Riyadh and Jeddah
2023 Asian Football Cup
The host country of the 2023 Asian Football Cup is Qatar. Its original host was China which expressed its inability to hold the tournament due to the COVID-19 situation.
About 24 teams will participate in this tournament.
It will be organized from 16 June to 16 July 2023.
Asian Football Federation (AFC)
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of Asian football and one of the six continental confederations of FIFA.
It was formed in 1954 in Manila, Philippines.
Currently Members - 47
Headquarters – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
AFC President - Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain
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