Thursday, February 16, 2006

Qatar wants to host 2015 AFC Asian Cup

The Qatar Football Association has announced that it wants to host the 2015 Asian Cup finals, with many of the facilities in place after being built for this year's Asian Games, the Times of Oman reported. The decision to submit a bid for the hosting rights was taken in a recent QFA board meeting. The 2007 Asian Cup will be co-hosted by Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia, while India and Iran are contenders for the next one in 2011. Qatar previously hosted the tournament in 1988.

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