Saudi Arabia to host 2027 Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia won the hosting rights of the 2027 Asian Nations Cup.
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The three-time winners’ successful bid, a formality after their sole rivals India withdrew, was rubber-stamped at the Asian Football Confederation Congress in Bahrain, held just weeks after Gulf neighbours Qatar hosted the first World Cup in the Middle East.
It was announced during the 33rd Congress of the Asian Football Confederation, which was held on 1st February in Bahraini, Manama. Saudi Arabia has obtained votes from 43 countries to organize the 2027 Asian Cup out of 45 votes.
- 2023 AFC Asian Cup: Qatar (from June 26 to July 16, 2023)
- Saudi Arabia Capital: Riyadh;
- Currency: Riyal