Asian Cup

Asian Cup

Asian Cup

The Asian Cup is the Asian Football Confederation's premier international tournament and is now held every four years.

The 2015 Asian Cup is scheduled for Australia.The tournament takes place from 9 January-31 January. The host cities are Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Newcastle & Sydney. The stadiums are Brisbane Stadium, Canberra Stadium, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Stadium Australia and Newcastle Stadium.

The competing teams in 2015 are Australia, South Korea, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Korea DPR, China, UAE, Iran, Bahrain, Jordan, Iraq, Japan, Palestine, and Qatar.

Asian Cup 2015 Schedule

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Australia
Saudi Arabia
Iran
Iraq
Kuwait
China
Qatar
Japan
South Korea
Korea DPR
UAE
Jordan
Oman
Uzbekistan
Bahrain
Palestine
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Australia v South Korea, Brisbane

The 2011 Asian Cup took place in Qatar. The tournament was held in 5 stadiums, 4 of them in Qatar's capital Doha: the 50,000 capacity Khalifa International Stadium, the 25,000 capacity Al-Gharafa Stadium, the 19,000 capacity Qatar SC Stadium and the 15,000 capacity Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium. The other stadium to be used is the
Ar Rayyan Ahmed bin Ali Stadium which seats 25,000 spectators.

Find full results and team profiles on the 16 competing nations, player profiles and Asian Cup stats, as well as full coverage of the qualifying rounds.

The Asian Cup in 2007 was held jointly by four nations: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam and was won by Iraq. The 2004 Asian Cup was held in China and won by Japan, who also triumphed in the 2000 Asian Cup in Lebanon.

The winner of the Asian Cup takes part in the Confederations Cup.

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Qatar football supporters

Asian Cup 2015 Legacy

2015 Asian Cup Legacy

2015 Asian Cup Groups Round Up

2015 Asian Cup Groups Round Up.

2015 Asian Cup Groups

Asian Cup Groups A-D


2011 Asian Cup Group Tables & Results

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See the tables for Group A, Group B, Group C & Group D.

2011 Asian Cup Teams

Team profiles for all 16 teams at the 2011 Asian Cup.

2011 Asian Cup Groups

The four groups A-D for the 2011 Asian Cup in Qatar.

Asian Cup Schedule

The full match schedule for the 2011 Asian Cup.

Asian Cup 2011

Australia face India in their opener at the 2011 Asian Cup in Qatar.

Asian Cup 2007

Asian Cup 2007 - All the scores, teams, groups and fixtures for Asian Cup 2007 in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand & Vietnam.

Asian Cup 2007 Final

Iraq win the 2007 Asian Cup Final defeating Saudi Arabia making history in the process.

Asian Cup 2007 Verbeek on The Brink

Pim Verbeek may not survive the fallout from Korea's semi-final exit from the Asian Cup.


Asian Cup 2007 Iraq v South Korea

Iraq beat South Korea on penalties in Kuala Lumpur to progress to their first ever Asian Cup final.


Asian Cup 2007 Saudi Arabia v Japan

Saudi Arabia v Japan - a preview of the Japan v Saudi Arabia semi-final.


Asian Cup 2007 Saudi Arabia v Uzbekistan

Saudi Arabia v Uzbekistan - in a battle of the strikers Saudi Arabia edge Uzbekistan to reach the semi-final of the Asian Cup.


Japanese female fans in kimono

Asian Cup 2007 Iraq v Vietnam

Iraq v Vietnam - Iraq ends Vietnam's fairy-tale to reach the semi-final of the Asian Cup.


Asian Cup 2007 - Australia Post-Mortem

Australia exit Asian Cup 2007 - the post-mortem on a sorry campaign begins for The Socceroos.


Asian Cup 2007 Hanoi Guide

An Idiot's Guide To Hanoi - where to eat, drink, dance and see Ho Chi Minh or Col. Sanders in disguise.


Asian Cup 2007 Japan v Australia Preview

Japan take on Australia in the most-eagerly awaited quarter-final of the Asian Cup.


Asian Cup 2007 South Korea v Bahrain

Korea edge hosts Indonesia to advance to the quarters of the Asian Cup.


Asian Cup 2007 Australia v Thailand

Australia beat co-hosts Thailand to advance to a crunch clash with defending champions Japan.


Asian Cup 2007 South Korea v Bahrain

Bahrain's win over Korea leaves the Taeguk Warriors facing an early return home.


Asian Cup - Saudi Arabia v Indonesia

Saudi Arabia spoil Indonesia's party with a last-gasp 2-1 win in Jakarta.


Australia v Iraq - The Aftermath

Australia's soccer team need to regroup for their crucial final group match versus hosts Thailand.


Asian Cup - Australia v Iraq

Iraq stun Australia 3-1 in Bangkok and unite a nation however briefly.


Asian Cup - Lost In Translation

Poor translation for national team coaches is making the AFC look fools in Hanoi.


Asian Cup - Saudi Arabia v South Korea

Korea and Saudi Arabia play out a 1-1 in their opening game as the lights go out in Jakarta.


Asian Cup Team Profiles

Asian Cup 2007 team profiles - All the teams in depth - key players, predictions, coaches and our tip for the champions.


Asian Cup Fans

Asian Cup Fans - so far attendances have been disappointing in the first week of the Asian Cup in Bangkok.


Bambang & Bintang

Indonesia v Bahrain - Indonesia get off to a winning start in Group D backed by a partizan crowd at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.


Asian Cup Blog

Asian Cup Blog - all the latest live from Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia on the Soccerphile blog.


Asian Cup 2007 Betting

Asian Cup 2007 Betting - All the betting odds, form and betting predictions for Asian Cup 2007 in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand & Vietnam.


My Dinh Stadium Hanoi

My Dinh Stadium Hanoi - My Dinh Stadium Hanoi in Vietnam has a Jekyll and Hyde character depending on whether the home side is playing or not.


Pim Verbeek Names Asian Cup 2007 Squad

South Korea's Asian Cup Squad has been named and there is no place for World Cup 2002 hero Ahn Jung-hwan.


Ivica Osim Bemoans Japan's Lack of Preparation

Ivica Osim discusses Japan's preparations and integrating Shunsuke Nakamura prior to the Asian Cup.


Pim Verbeek Criticizes Korea's Preparations

Pim Verbeek believes his players have had too much football ahead of the Asian Cup.


Lucas Neill

Lucas Neill predicts Australian success at Asian Cup 2007.


Aussies Prepare For Asian Cup Debut

The Socceroos get ready to take their bow at Asian Cup 2007.


Asian Cup 2007

Korea on the brink of qualification for Asian Cup 2007.


Asian Cup 2004

Korea Exit Asian Cup 2004 - Korea exit Asian Cup to Iran.


Asian Cup 2004 Review

Asian Cup 2004 Review - Japan repeat as Asian champions in Beijing.


Asian Cup 2004 Preview

Asian Cup 2004 Preview - All the teams and groups fror Asian Cup 2004 in China.


Australian Soccer News

Socceroos' news and reports - Australian national team news.


Japan Soccer News

Team Japan news and reports - Japan national team news.


Korean Soccer News

Korean national team news and reports - Korean national team news.