2020-07-02

5 countries are interested in bidding to host the Asian Cup 2027, and the organizer will be determined in 2021.

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Zhongxin.com, July 2 (Beijing time), according to the official website of the AFC, its five affiliated football associations expressed their willingness to host the 2027 Asian Cup before the deadline of June 30.

The AFC said that these five football associations are India, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan. The AFC will assist the five aforementioned football associations in submitting the necessary application materials and will determine the organizer in 2021.

AFC President Salman thank you for your intention to bid for the 2027 Asian Football Association. He said that the Asian Cup is the highest stage of Asian football, and the 2019 UAE Asian Cup after the”expansion” will lay the foundation for the further development of Asian football; the 2023 Asian Cup in China will undoubtedly exceed people’s expectations.

According to the information of the AFC, among the five countries interested in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup, Qatar hosted the Asian Cup twice in 1988 and 2011, Iran in 1968 and 1976, Among them, Iran won the championship in both games as the host. Whether it is Saudi Arabia, India or Uzbekistan won the right to host, it will be the first time this event is held. (End)