Kuala Lumpur: Monday’s AFC Executive Committee decision to award the AFC Asian Cup™ 2023 hosting responsibility to Qatar Football Association (QFA) meant history was created.
Qatar will be the first country to host the Continental showpiece for a third time and all indications point to a fiesta of football when Asia’s best converge for the 18th edition of the AFC Asian Cup.
Having previously been tied with Islamic Republic of Iran, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates in having hosted the tournament twice, Qatar has promised the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ will be a festival of football for the continent.
Doha: Qatar Football Association (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is looking forward to making the AFC Asian Cup™ Qatar 2023 a festival of friendship for the entire continent.
Speaking after the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee’s decision to award Qatar the hosting rights for the next edition of the competition, Al Thani emphasised on his country’s legacy of hosting major events.
Qatar to host AFC Asian Cup 2023™; India and Saudi Arabia shortlisted for 2027 edition
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee has today confirmed the Qatar Football Association (QFA) as the host association for the AFC Asian Cup 2023™.
Chairing the 11th AFC Executive Committee meeting, AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa congratulated the QFA on their successful bid and also conveyed the appreciation of the Asian football family to the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) and the Korea Football Association (KFA) for their commendable proposals.
Tazuni revealed as Official Mascot of Australia & New Zealand 2023
Sydney: Tazuni, a fun, football-loving penguin was unveiled on Tuesday as the Official Mascot of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023, capturing the spirit of an event that will go Beyond Greatness.
Based on the ‘Eudyptula minor’ species endemic to Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, Tazuni is the perfect representative of the host region and will help to bring the excitement of the highly anticipated tournament to a new generation of fans.
New AFC Stadium in collaboration with FIFA to build on Asian football’s strong momentum
Kuala Lumpur: The future of Asian football is set to usher in greater success and progress as the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed the collaborative project of a new AFC Stadium in a ground-breaking ceremony held in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Monday.
Situated approximately 30km from the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the AFC Stadium in Putrajaya, which is the federal administrative capital of Malaysia, will be constructed on a land site spanning 15.43 acres, fully equipped with a grandstand, spectators’ boulevard and atrium, administrative offices, and underground carpark.