Asian Football Confederation or simply AFC Asian Cup 2015 will start along with the new year when on 9th of January the national football teams of the tournament hosts from Australia will kick off against the champions from 1980 – Kuwait, and the game will be held on “Melbourne Rectangular Stadium” (AAMI Park) in Melbourne.
AFC Asian Cup 2015 will be edition number sixteen of the AFC Asian Cup and it will be held in Australia for first time, since the Socceroos joined the Asian Football Confederation, leaving OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) in the same year.
The tournament will be held in five different cities on five different stadiums, who are ready to host the most awaited football tournament in Asia. Capital city of Australia Canberra will host all the 32 matches along with the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle, who are all ready with great stadiums.
All stadiums which will host the matches from AFC Asian Cup 2015 are:
“Stadium Australia” in Sydney – capacity: 84,000
“Newcastle Stadium” in Newcastle – capacity: 33,000
“Melbourne Rectangular Stadium” in Melbourne – capacity: 30,050
“Canberra Stadium” in Canberra – capacity: 25.011
Sixteen teams will take part in all the 32 matches, which will be split in four different groups with four teams in each group, starting from A to D like usually. All strongest sides from the Asian football zone and Australia will take part in the tournament and in 15 previous editions we have seven different champions, which speaks for the balance in that zone. Most successful nations are of the current defending champions from Qatar 2011 – Japan, who have 4 trophies in their history (1992, 2000, 2004, 2011), Saudi Arabia (1984, 1988, 1996) and Iran (1968, 1972, 1976) are with three trophies but Saudi Arabia also have three second places (1992, 2000, 2007), South Koreea is with two trophies (1956 and 1960), and also three nations became winners once – Israel (1964), Kuwait (1980) and Iraq (2007).
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All four groups in which most of the AFC Asian Cup 2015 matches will be held (24 from 32).
Group A : Australia, South Korea, Oman, Kuwait.
Group B : Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, China, North Korea.
Group C : Iran, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Bahrain.
Group D : Japan, Jordan, Iraq, Palestine.
Full match schedule and national team squds (it will be updated soon)
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All games from the AFC Asian Cup will be played in the period 9 – 31 January 2015.
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