AFC Women's Asian Cup-2022 to be host by India

Highlights:

  • Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Women's Committee has announced that India will host the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup. 
  • The tournament was awarded to India with an aim to maximize the promotion of the game. 
  • Asian Football Confederation's Women's Committee was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  
  • China, Taiwan, and Uzbekistan were the other competing candidates.
  • India has proposed venues namely DY Patil Stadium, Trans Stadia Arena and Fatorda Stadium for the tournament. 
  • India was offered to host the tournament as it is committed to developing the women's game.
  • India has hosted the AFC U-16 Championships in 2016 and the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017. 
  • The Asian Football Confederation's Women's committee also agreed that India will continue raising the standards of the AFC Women's Asian Cup.