Wednesday, February 14, 2007

India, Iran, Qatar nominate for AFC Asian Cup 2011

The first step in the host selection for AFC Asian Cup 2011 has commenced with three West or South Asian countries, India, Iran and Qatar, formally announcing their intention to bid, following a 9 February 2007 deadline set by the Asian Football Confederation. The next stages of the bidding process are:

1 March 2007 - The List of Requirements (LOR) will be dispatched to the Member Associations which have declared an interest in hosting the AFC Asian Cup 2011
1 April 2007 - Deadline for the Member Associations to either confirm or withdraw their candidature in writing to AFC.
12 April 2007 - AFC to dispatch the Organising Association Agreement (OAA) to the Member Associations which have confirmed an interest in hosting the AFC Asian Cup 2011
21 June 2007 - Deadline for the definitive bid. Member Associations to submit a signed OAA and all bid documentation to AFC to arrive at AFC House by this date, in compliance with the terms of the OAA, the List of Requirements and the other annexes.
28 July 2007 - The AFC Executive Committee will make the final decision designating the Host Association of the AFC Asian Cup 2011

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