Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup 2023 to be held across 10 cities in China from June 16

The 18th edition of the tournament will be the longest in history, to be held across 31 days, three more than the 28-day showpiece in the United Arab Emirates in 2019.

published on : 7th January 2021

Citizens also need to take up responsibility to turn India into sporting nation: Sports Minister Rijiju

At the AFC Asian Cup bid announcement event, Rijiju highlighted the importance given by the government to sports and he assured the apex body to support the bid from every single aspect.

published on : 20th December 2020

To get hosting rights for AFC Asian Cup 2027 will be best gift for Indian fans, says Sunil Chhetri

Chhetri stated that hosting the mega-event here will be the 'best gift' for the supporters and having the top teams from the continent playing in India will be a boost for the sport in the country.

published on : 18th December 2020

AIFF to bid for 2027 Asian Cup

“Competition will be tough but unless you try you will not get anything. Just like any other bidding country, we are also confident of winning the right to host the event.

published on : 17th December 2020

Returning from two-year injury layoff, Eugeneson Lyngdoh raring to go in ISL

Lyngdoh played a part in helping India secure a spot in 2019 Asian Cup but got injured during the qualification campaign, he could not make the squad for the premier continental tournament

published on : 6th November 2020

Qatar submits bid to host 2027 Asian Cup

Four other countries have also expressed interest in hosting the tournament -- India, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan, the Asian Football Confederation said.

published on : 26th August 2020

Bhaichung Bhutia wants AIFF to focus on regular Asian Cup, Youth World Cup qualification

Bhutia stressed on the importance of continuously producing quality players for the national team by focussing on the grassroots.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Sunil Chhetri urges women's team to start preparations for AFC Asian Cup 2022

In June this year, Asian Football Confederation granted India the right to host the coveted AFC Women's Asian Cup.

published on : 21st July 2020

India among five bidders for AFC Asian Cup 2027

The other bidders for Asia's premier football tournament are Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.

published on : 1st July 2020

AFC Asian Cup great chance to develop interest in women's football in country, says Indian team

India will host the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 finals, the continent's biggest tournament for the first time since 1979.

published on : 6th June 2020

India to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 finals

The venues for the tournament haven't been finalised as yet and would be decided in due course of time.

published on : 5th June 2020

India expresses interest to host AFC Asian Cup 2027

Saudi Arabia is the other nation which has publicly expressed its interest to launch a bid for 2027 Asian Cup.

published on : 5th April 2020

Hong Kong triathlete hopes coronavirus doesn’t hamper Tokyo chances

Since the outbreak of the coro­navirus, multiple reports have emerged of people of Asian origin being treated with suspicion.

published on : 24th February 2020

India awarded hosting rights of 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup

India was awarded the tournament by the Asian Football Confederation's Women's Committee here as part of the AFC's commitment to grow the women's game.

published on : 19th February 2020

Discard to assist King’s Cup squad, Goa midfielder Brandon Fernandes makes heads turn

Under Sergio Lobera, he not only improved his ball control but also became a constant provider.

published on : 7th February 2020
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