The Asian Confederation announced on Monday that 4 associations have expressed their desire to host the 2026 Women’s Asian Cup.
Four national federations announced their desire to host the most important tournament in Asia for women’s teams: the Australian Football Association, the Football Association of Jordan, the Football Association of Saudi Arabia and the Football Association of Uzbekistan.
The AFC will now work with all national associations wishing to host the tournament to submit the necessary documents for hosting in accordance with the nomination process, with a final decision to be made and announced during 2023.
The Asian Women’s Cup 2026 is expected to build on the foundation of the tournament’s great legacy, which has been expanded from 8 to 12 teams as the last edition in 2022 in India was the largest in the tournament’s history. over the past two decades and hosted by the largest delegation in the history of the tournament.
Australia hosted the Women’s Asian Cup in 2006, knowing that the Australian team won the only title in the tournament’s history in China in 2010, and Uzbekistan this year will host the Asian Women’s Club Championship for the West, where it aims to take the lead. the first country in the Central Asian region to host the tournament.
Jordan hosted the Women’s Asian Cup in 2018, and Saudi Arabia aims to become the second country in the West Asia region to host the tournament.
Source: newspaper “Sabk”.