The legacy of hosting global sports continues after the World Cup, and Qatar, once again, has proven itself a fantastic location to hold world-class tournaments. The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ is all set to take place in Qatar and will see Asia’s top 24 nations eyeing one of the most prestigious titles in Asian football.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have teamed up to give fans an unforgettable experience.
Let's take a look at the different aspects of the tournament!
When is the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ taking place?
The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ is all set to take place from 12 January-10 February 2024.
Where is the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ taking place in Qatar?
Al Janoub Stadium
Al Bayt Stadium
Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium
Al Thumama Stadium
Education City Stadium
Khalifa International Stadium
Jassim bin Hamad Stadium
Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
Which countries have qualified for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™?
A total of 24 teams qualified for the tournament.
What are the groups for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™?
Local Organising Committee for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™
The Local Organising Committee for AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 is headed by H.E. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani as Chairman, and Mr. Jassim Rashid Al Buenain as Vice-Chairman. Mr. Mansoor Mohammed Al-Ansari is a member of the Local Organising Committee and the Managing Director of the tournament.
The other members of the Local Organising Committee are:
Mr. Ahmed Abdulaziz Al Buenain
Mr. Ibrahim Khalil Al Muhannadi
Mr. Hani Talib Ballan
Mr. Mansoor Mohammed Al Ansari
Mr. Ghanem Ali Al Kuwari
Mr. Muhammad Khalifa Al Suwaidi
And a representative from the Ministry of Interior
10 Qataris appointed as members of the standing committee for 2023-2027
Did you know Qatar has the most individuals serving on the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) standing committees? In an announcement by Qatar Football Association (QFA) on 28 March 2023, several members of the Qatar Football Association (QFA) were appointed as members of the standing committee for 2023-2027. They are as follows:
Hani Talib Ballan - Chairman of Referees Committee
Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Thani - Associations Committee
Mansour Mohammed Al Ansari - Finance Committee
Dr. Ahmed Khalil Al Abbasi - Competitions Committee
Khalid Mubarak Al Kuwari - Media & Communications Committee