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AFC receives documents from all five Member Associations aiming to host AFC Asian Cup 2027


Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has received the necessary bid documents from the five Member Associations, which had expressed an interest in hosting the AFC Asian Cup 2027, ahead of the stipulated deadline.

The All India Football Federation (AIFF), the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), the Qatar Football Association (QFA), the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) and the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) all submitted their Form of Legal Opinion, Host Candidate Questionnaire and Sponsor Non-Infringement Undertakings to the AFC.

Now, all five will be required to submit a Letter of Undertaking to meet the List of Requirements for the tournament by October 30, 2020 as the next stage of the process. The successful host of the 19th edition of the AFC Asian Cup for 2027 will be announced in 2021.

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