Thailand recommended as host for the AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ 2024
Kuala Lumpur: The Football Association of Thailand (FA Thailand) has been selected as the Host Association of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ 2024 by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal & Beach Soccer Committee for the 2023 to 2027 term at its first meeting held virtually today.
After carefully reviewing the Bidding Process and Evaluation, the Committee, led by Chairperson Mehdi Taj, recommended FA Thailand as the host of the 17th edition of the competition for its stellar track record and ability to meet the best possible hosting conditions ahead of other commendable bids.
Kuala Lumpur: Defending champions Japan will begin their bid to defend their AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ title in Group H of the 2024 Qualifiers while Islamic Republic of Iran's aim for a 13th crown will start in Group C.
A total 31 teams were drawn into eight groups with the eight group winners and seven best second-placed teams among all groups qualifying for the AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ 2024.
These 15 teams will join the Host Member Association (MA), to be determined at a later stage and who will receive automatic qualification, to form the final cast at the tournament.
Kuala Lumpur: Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar scored their maiden goals as the AFC Champions League™ 2023/24 witnessed a sizzling Matchday Two.
Several teams boosted their knockout stage hopes, some bounced back while a few have a lot of work ahead of them so join the-AFC.com as we take a look at how Matchday Two unfolded and what to expect in the next round of matches.