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Women’s Asian Cup 2022 To Be Hosted By India; To Start In Jan 2022

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Women Asian Cup 2022: On Thursday, the Asian Football Confederation announced that the 2022 Women’s Asian Cup will be held in India from January 20 to February 6. The tournament will now feature 12 teams.

The 12 teams will be further divided into three groups consisting of four and eight teams that will qualify to the quarter-finals. The 2022 Women’s Asian Cup will also decide the qualification for the 2023 Women’s World Cup which will be held in Australia and New Zealand. At least 25 matches will be played for over 18 days.

The four best teams from the 2022 Women’s Asian Cup tournament, along with Australia, will take part in the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

India, as a host has already qualified for the 2022 Women’s Asian Cup along with Japan, Australia, and China who were the best three teams from the 2018 edition. The remaining eight spots will be filled after matches held at a centralised venue from September 13 to 25, 2021. Asian Football Confederation General Secretary Dato Windsor John said that India has marked an incredible journey in recent years, and with the 2022 Women’s Asian Cup being held in India, it will create another milestone for women footballers and fans of the future generations.

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel said, “The Asian Football Confederation Women’s Asian Cup will kickstart 2022 and moreover, it will a momentous year for women’s football in India as we welcome two big events.” Patel further added that this tournament will be an important step in the journey of women’s football as they have previously seen commendable growth and popularity with the hosting of international tournaments.

Patel revealed “Our preparations as hosts are on point, and we are positive of delivering a world-class tournament for teams and fans.” 

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