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Updated November 2023

Following an eventful year, Asian football fans will definitely have something to cheer about as the prestigious AFC Asian Cup will be held in 2023. Undoubtedly, many Asian football fans will be highly anticipating this quadrennial tournament for the chance to root for their favourite teams in the upcoming AFC Asian Cup. Read further to learn everything we know about the AFC Asian Cup 2023.

AFC Asian Cup 2023

The AFC Asian Cup is the premier international football tournament in Asia, organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The tournament is held every four years, and the 2023 edition will be the 18th edition of the tournament.

The winner of the tournament will be crowned the champion of Asia and will also qualify for the FIFA Confederations Cup.

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AFC Asian Cup 2023 host

In October 2022, Qatar was chosen as the next AFC Asian Cup host after edging out South Korea and Indonesia.

AFC Asian Cup 2023 schedule

The 18th season of this continental competition is scheduled to commence on 12 January 2024, and will run until 10 February 2024, which is the date of the finale.

To keep yourself updated with the matches schedule, please visit the official website of AFC Asian Cup.

AFC Asian Cup 2023 tickets

Important Note: AFC Asian Cup 2023 tickets are not associated with the Hayya entry permit and do not grant access to the State of Qatar.

The second phase of ticket booking has commenced, allowing fans to secure up to 10 tickets per transaction, subject to availability. Tickets are available for purchase on the official ticketing website of the AFC Asian Cup 2023.

Phase 1 of the ticket sale for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 received a massive response from football fans in Asia, with over 150,000 tickets sold. These tickets started at a very affordable price of QAR 25.

Fans can download their tickets directly to their digital wallets, eliminating the need for internet connectivity when presenting these digital tickets at the stadium. Additionally, the tournament’s official ticket resale platform now allows for the resale of purchased tickets.

AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers

The AFC Asian Cup qualifiers have been concluded for the 24 available spots. The qualified teams for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 include Japan, Syria, Qatar, South Korea, Australia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, China, Iraq, Oman, Vietnam, Lebanon, Palestine, Uzbekistan, Thailand, India, Hong Kong, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bahrain, Malaysia, Jordan, and Indonesia.

AFC Asian Cup 2023 hayya card

If you’re travelling from outside Qatar, it’s crucial to obtain the Hayya Card along with your tickets, as this card acts as the entry pass for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023. The Hayya Platform provides a streamlined visa application process specifically tailored for travellers requiring a visa to enter Qatar. Explore our dedicated article on this topic to delve deeper into the details of the Hayya card.

Hayya 2023: What to Know About Qatar’s New Visa System


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