AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule Revealed – Get Ready for the Biggest Football Extravaganza!

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule Fixture and More
AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: From January 12, 2024 to February 10, 2024 I Host Nation: Qatar
AFC Asian Cup 2023 schedule
AFC Asian Cup 2023 schedule

AFC Asian Cup is a prestigious international football tournament that happens every four years. It is organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The most recent iteration marks the 18th edition of the event, where 24 teams will clash in Qatar to claim glory.

AFC Asian Cup 2023 was supposed to occur in China from 16th June. However, the same was provoked due to the COVID-19 pandemic and China’s Zero-COVID policy.

Keep reading as we uncover AFC Asian Cup 2023 schedule and other related info!

AFC Asian Cup Table 2023-2024

Group A

TeamMatches PlayedWonDrawLostGFGAGDPoints
Qatar (H)00000000
China00000000
Lebanon00000000
Tajikistan00000000
Note: AFC Asian Cup matches are yet to go live. We will update the information once the event kick-starts. Stay Tuned!

Group B

TeamMatches PlayedWonDrawLostGFGAGDPoints
Australia00000000
India00000000
Syria00000000
Uzbekistan00000000
Note: AFC Asian Cup matches are yet to go live. We will update the information once the event kick-starts. Stay Tuned!

Group C

TeamMatches PlayedWonDrawLostGFGAGDPoints
Iran00000000
Hong Kong00000000
Palestine00000000
United Aram Emirates00000000
Note: AFC Asian Cup matches are yet to go live. We will update the information once the event kick-starts. Stay Tuned!

Group D

TeamMatches PlayedWonDrawLostGFGAGDPoints
Japan00000000
Indonesia00000000
Iraq00000000
Vietnam00000000
Note: AFC Asian Cup matches are yet to go live. We will update the information once the event kick-starts. Stay Tuned!

Group E

TeamMatches PlayedWonDrawLostGFGAGDPoints
Bahrain00000000
Jordan00000000
Malaysia00000000
South Korea00000000
Note: AFC Asian Cup matches are yet to go live. We will update the information once the event kick-starts. Stay Tuned!

Group F

TeamMatches PlayedWonDrawLostGFGAGDPoints
Kyrgyzstan00000000
Oman00000000
Saudi Arabia00000000
Thailand00000000
Note: AFC Asian Cup matches are yet to go live. We will update the information once the event kick-starts. Stay Tuned!

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: Fixture, Venue, Time, and More

Read on to discover the thrilling AFC Asian Cup matches across the group stages, the round of 16, quarterfinals, semifinals, and ultimately, the grand finale. Brace yourselves for a month-long football extravaganza unlike any other! For a detailed overview of all the matches, refer to the table below:

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: Group Stages

DateDayFixtureVenueTime (IST)
12 January 2024FridayQatar Vs, LebanonAl Bayt Stadium10:00 pm
13 January 2024SaturdayAustralia Vs. IndiaAhmed Bin Ali Stadium05:00 pm
13 January 2024SaturdayChina Vs, TajikistanAbdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium08:00 pm
13 January 2024SaturdayUzbekistan Vs. SyriaJassim Bin Hamad Stadium11:00 pm
14 January 2024SundayJapan Vs. VietnamAl Thumama Stadium05:00 pm
14 January 2024SundayUAE Vs. Hong KongKhalifa International Stadium08:00 pm
14 January 2024SundayIran Vs. PalestineEducation City Stadium11:00 pm
15 January 2024MondaySouth Korea Vs. BahrainJassim Bin Hamad Stadium05:00 pm
15 January 2024MondayIndonesia Vs. IraqAhmed Bin Ali Stadium08:00 pm
15 January 2024MondayMalaysia Vs. JordanAl Janoub Stadium11:00 pm
16 January 2024TuesdayThailand Vs. KyrgyzstanAbdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium08:00 pm
16 January 2024TuesdaySaudi Arabia Vs. OmanKhalifa International Stadium11:00 pm
17 January 2024WednesdayLebanon Vs. ChinaAl Thumama Stadium05:00 pm
17 January 2024WednesdayTajikistan Vs. QatarAl Bayt Stadium11:00 pm
18 January 2024ThursdaySyria Vs. AustraliaJassim Bin Hamad Stadium05:00 pm
18 January 2024ThursdayIndia Vs. UzbekistanAhmed Bin Ali Stadium08:00 pm
18 January 2024ThursdayPalestine Vs. UAEAl Janoub Stadium11:00 pm
19 January 2024FridayIraq Vs. JapanEducation City Stadium05:00 pm
19 January 2024FridayVietnam Vs. IndonesiaAbdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium08:00 pm
19 January 2024FridayHong Kong Vs. IranKhalifa International Stadium11:00 pm
20 January 2024SaturdayJordan Vs. South KoreaAl Thumama Stadium05:00 pm
20 January 2024SaturdayBahrain Vs. MalaysiaJassim Bin Hamad Stadium08:00 pm
21 January 2024SundayOman Vs. ThailandAl Janoub Stadium08:00 pm
21 January 2024SundayKyrgyzstan Vs. Saudi ArabiaAl Bayt Stadium11:00 pm
22 January 2024MondayQatar Vs. ChinaKhalifa International Stadium08:30 pm
22 January 2024MondayTajikistan Vs. LebanonAl Thumama Stadium08:30 pm
23 January 2024TuesdayAustralia Vs. UzbekistanAbdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium05:00 pm
23 January 2024TuesdaySyria Vs. IndiaAl Bayt Stadium05:00 pm
23 January 2024TuesdayIran Vs. UAEEducation City Stadium08:30 pm
23 January 2024TuesdayHong Kong Vs. PalestineAl Janoub Stadium08:30 pm
24 January 2024WednesdayJapan Vs. IndonesiaAhmed Bin Ali Stadium05:00 pm
24 January 2024WednesdayIraq Vs. VietnamJassim Bin Hamad Stadium05:00 pm
25 January 2024ThursdaySouth Korea Vs. MalaysiaAbdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium05:00 pm
25 January 2024ThursdayJordan Vs. BahrainKhalifa International Stadium05:00 pm
25 January 2024ThursdaySaudi Arabia Vs. ThailandEducation City Stadium08:30 pm
25 January 2024ThursdayKyrgyzstan Vs. OmanAl Thumama Stadium08:30 pm

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: Round of 16

DateFixtureVenueTime (IST)
28 January 2024TBD vs. TBDJassim Bin Hamad Stadium05:00 pm
28 January 2024TBD vs. TBDAhmed Bin Ali Stadium09:30 pm
29 January 2024TBD vs. TBDKhalifa International Stadium05:00 pm
29 January 2024TBD vs. TBDAl Bayt Stadium09:30 pm
30 January 2024TBD vs. TBDAl Janoub Stadium05:00 pm
30 January 2024TBD vs. TBDEducation City Stadium09:30 pm
31 January 2024TBD vs. TBDAl Thumama Stadium05:00 pm
31 January 2024TBD vs. TBDAbdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium09:30 pm

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: Quarter Finals

DateFixtureVenueTime (IST)
02 February 2024TBD vs. TBDAhmed Bin Ali Stadium05:00 pm
02 February 2024TBD vs. TBDEducation City Stadium09:00 pm
03 February 2024TBD vs. TBDAl Janoub Stadium05:00 pm
03 February 2024TBD vs. TBDAl Bayt Stadium09:00 pm

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: Semi-Finals

DateFixtureVenueTime (IST)
06 February 2024TBD vs. TBDAhmed Bin Ali Stadium08:30 pm
07 February 2024TBD vs. TBDAl Thumama Stadium08:30 pm

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: The Finale

DateFixtureVenueTime
10 February 2024TBD vs. TBDAl Bayt Stadium08:30 pm

AFC Asian Cup 2019: A Quick Recap

Now that we’ve covered the AFC Asian Cup 2023 schedule, it is time to understand the coveted football tournament from every possible aspect. However, before we do that, let’s take a moment to recap the previous edition held in 2019.

Date5 January to 1 February 2019
Host NationUAE
Number of Teams Participated24
Matches Played51
ChampionsQatar
Runners UpJapan
Goals Scored130
Top ScorerAlmoez Ali (Qatar, 9 Goals)
Best PlayerAlmoez Ali (Qatar)
Best GoalkeeperShad-al Sheeb (Qatar)
Fair Play AwardJapan

AFC Asian Cup: Quick Facts Worth Knowing About

  • The AFC Asian Cup, following Copa América, is the second-oldest continental football championship globally.
  • The AFC Asian Cup trophy is named after the late AFC President, Mohamed bin Hammam.
  • Hong Kong hosted the inaugural AFC Asian Cup in 1956.
  • Japan holds the record for the most AFC Asian Cup titles, having won it four times. Saudi Arabia and Iran follow closely with three titles each.
  • Qatar, the current champions, claimed the AFC Asian Cup title in 2019.
  • The AFC Asian Cup has been organized 17 times, with 17 different countries hosting the tournament.
  • Over the years, the AFC Asian Cup expanded from four participating teams in 1956 to 24 in 2019.
  • Teams to participate are determined by a series of matches played over several years. These are popular as the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers. 
  • The most recent AFC Asian Cup qualifiers were held in 2021-2022, and the next will be held in 2023-2024.
  • Australia became a member of the Asian Confederation in 2007. Later it hosted the 2015 Asian Cup and won the same defeating the mighty South Korea.
  • The 14th edition of the AFC Asian Cup was hosted by 4 nations: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Two Asian Cup trophies have been used: the first from 1956 to 2015 and the second since 2019.
  • The AFC Asian Cup has served as a qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup on multiple occasions.
  • The tournament has undergone various name changes, including the Asian Cup, Asian Football Confederation Championship, and AFC Asian Nations Cup.
  • The AFC Asian Cup 2023 scheduled for January 2024, is expected to be the most competitive one so far.

India in AFC Asian Cup

India has qualified for the AFC Asian Cup five times, in 1964, 1984, 2011, 2019, and 2023. Their best finish in the tournament was in 1964 when they finished as runners-up.

The Men In Blue have been drawn in Group B for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, along with Australia, Uzbekistan, and Syria. The tournament will be held in Qatar from January 12 to February 10, 2024.

India’s most recent appearance in the AFC Asian Cup was in 2019. They finished third in their group, behind Bahrain and Thailand, and failed to advance to the knockout stage. However, India did manage to win their opening match against Thailand, thanks to a brace from Sunil Chhetri.

Interesting Fact: It was India’s first win in the AFC Asian Cup since 1964.

Team India will surely hope to improve their AFC Asian Cup record and make it to the knockout stage of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. Their recent performances in the Intercontinental Cup and SAFF championships make them a solid favorite to perform well.

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AFC U17 Asian Cup

Date15th June to 2nd July
HostThailand
Current ChampionJapan
AFC U17 Asian cup India was potted in Group D alongside Japan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam. The team had a lousy run failing to win any match.
AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule
AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule and Group Info (IMG Source: Instagram)

Check the AFC Asian Cup 2023 schedule or the AFC Asian Cup Table 2023 and follow your team as they hunt for glory!

What is AFC Asian Cup?

The AFC Asian Cup is a prestigious international football tournament held every four years, featuring teams from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Who won the AFC Asian Cup 2019?

Qatar won the AFC Asian Cup 2019. They defeated Japan 3-1 in the finals.

Where is AFC Asian Cup being held?

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Schedule

AFC Asian Cup 2024 will be hosted by Qatar. The event will kickstart on 12th January and conclude on 10th February. You can check the detailed AFC Asian Cup 2023 schedule here on our website.

Has India won any AFC Asian Cup?

No, India is yet to win their first AFC Asian Cup title.

Why Australia play in AFC Asian Cup?

Australia is part of the AFC Asian Cup pool because it joined the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in 2006-07. Before that, they were part of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC). However, the change of plans aimed at improving their competitiveness and increasing their chances of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup.

How can India qualify for AFC Asian cup 2023?

India has already qualified for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup. They are placed in Group B alongside Australia, Syria, and Uzbekistan. AFC Asian Cup India fixtures are now available on our website. Check them out!

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AFC Asian Cup Champions
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