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Football: India among five countries bidding to host 2027 Asian Cup


India has bid for the 2027 Asian Cup hosting rights along with four other countries, the Asian Football Federation (AFC) has revealed.

The other bidders for Asia’s premier football tournament are Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.

“The AFC will now work with each Bidding Member Association on the delivery of the necessary bidding documentation in accordance with the bidding process and will announce the host for the 19th edition of the AFC Asian Cup in 2021,” said the AFC in a statement late on Tuesday.

AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa thanked the five member associations ...


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