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.
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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.
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.
“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.
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
Four other countries have also expressed interest in hosting the tournament -- India, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan, the Asian Football Confederation said.
Bhutia stressed on the importance of continuously producing quality players for the national team by focussing on the grassroots.
In June this year, Asian Football Confederation granted India the right to host the coveted AFC Women's Asian Cup.
The other bidders for Asia's premier football tournament are Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.
India will host the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 finals, the continent's biggest tournament for the first time since 1979.
The venues for the tournament haven't been finalised as yet and would be decided in due course of time.
Saudi Arabia is the other nation which has publicly expressed its interest to launch a bid for 2027 Asian Cup.
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, multiple reports have emerged of people of Asian origin being treated with suspicion.
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.
Under Sergio Lobera, he not only improved his ball control but also became a constant provider.