AFC Asian Cup live on BeIN Sports, Fox, ITV, BBC free.: In case you don’t already know what AFC Asian Cup is, it is a football championship tournament of Asia organized by none other than the Asian Football Confederations (AFC). Hence the name, AFC Asian Cup. The 2019 edition of AFC Asian Cup is going to be the 17th edition which will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was announced on 9th March 2015 that UAE will host the tournament and it is the second time they are doing so. The last time UAE hosted this tournament was back in 1996. AFC Asian Cup 2019 live will also be available on many services. There will be a total of 24 teams which is the extended version of 16 teams format which used to happen from 2004 to 2015.
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AFC Asian Cup 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Details
There are 8 venues in UAE in which all the matches of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 will be played and it will be absolute fun to watch. The group stage matches will actually constitute 6 groups of 4 teams and then the highest scorers will get into the playoffs. This is an interesting format to make the course of the game change anytime. This is what will make it unpredictable and better.
The defending Champions are Australia and heading into the field in the AFC Asian Cup 2019, they will be very confident. The winner of this tournament will not only earn the trophy but also earn the right to participate in the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup which is the second biggest tournament of FIFA after the Copa America 2020 Live Streaming. If the host of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2021 wins the AFC Asian Cup 2019 then the runner-up will qualify, as we all know the host country is automatically qualified. So you basically cannot uplift the already uplifted.
The qualification matches are already played and the teams which are going to play in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 are already decided. If one of your favorite teams is in this tournament you can catch up the AFC Asian Cup 2019 live to watch their matches. All the information will be given in the article down below.
The AFC Asian Cup teams
The AFC Asian Cup 2019 is one of the most exciting football tournaments which is set to happen in 2019. As a matter of fact, it is going to be another tournament after FIFA to pump up the football fans and keep them entertained all along. There are many big teams who are going to participate in the tournament which is going to make the match list even more interesting. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia is going to end in mid-2018 and this tournament is going to start at the beginning of 2019. And of course, the stakes are also high at AFC Asian Cup 2019 as a promises one team’s qualification to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2021.
There are many teams which are going to participate in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 which also includes our very own, India. India secured their direct qualification to this tournament for the first time after 1984. For the football enthusiasts of India, AFC Asian Cup 2019 live will also be available in India in many different services. Whichever favors your personal preference, you should go and watch the live from that service itself. The official match ball which the AFC Asian Cup 2019 is going to use is none other than the Nike Merlin.
The AFC Asian Cup 2019 has a total of 24 teams and only the hosts of the tournament were automatically qualified and other 23 teams had to go through the qualification tournament. The 24 teams are divided into 6 groups of four teams each and the teams in each group follow the Single Round Robin format and play and win matches to qualify for the playoffs. The playoffs consist of the quarterfinals, the semi-finals, and finals, the finals to determine the winner of the AFC Asian Cup 2019.
The teams qualified for the AFC Asian Cup 2019, till now, are:
- United Arab Emirates
- South Korea
- Saudi Arabia
- China PR
Participating countries of AFC 2019
AFC Asian Cup is one of the pride in the history of football most Asian countries play in this tournament. In every season of AFC, only 16 teams used to play the football matches. In this AFC 2019, a total of 24 teams are participating from 24 Asian countries. These 24 teams are grouped into 6 groups, where each group consists of only 4 teams.
In this season of AFC Asian cup 2019, there were a total of 45 nations participated. Only 23 nations are selected from them through Qualifying matches. The host nation is the 24th one that participates in the AFC Asian Cup matches. This country need not play with other nations to get qualified, instead, it directly plays in the final tournament.
AFC Asian Cup Qualifying matches
Qualifying matches between 23 nations were conducted from 2015 March to 2018 March. The process of qualification takes place in three stages. In this, the first two stages are combined with the 2018 FIFA world cup qualification. The final stage is the qualifying session of 2019 AFC matches with 24 teams participating in it that starts from 27th of March 2018.
This tournament surely does not contain many of the star teams such as Argentina, Portugal, Brazil and so on and there is nothing to complain about it. The AFC Asian Cup was always supposed to be a kickstart for teams who are growing in the game of football. This is going to be helpful to some extent to each and every single team and to a large extent to the winners. Overall, this is going to be an amazing tournament, like usual. AFC Asian Cup is one of the biggest tournaments in football, with a huge number of fans eagerly waiting for the matches.
The AFC Asian Cup 2019 venues
As already mentioned, the host for this season of the AFC Asian Cup is none other than UAE and all the matches will be played in and around the stadiums of United Arab Emirates. There are a total of 8 venues in which all the matches will be played of the tournament. The venues are:
- Zayed Sports City Stadium.
- Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadiumand Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
- Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium and Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain.
- Al-Maktoum Stadiumand Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai.
- Sharjah Stadium in Sharjah.
The qualifying matches that are being played by the 24 countries are going to be hosted in UAE. These matches are hosted in the eighth different stadiums of UAE. These eight football stadiums are in eight different cities with huge capacity. The final match of the 2019 AFC Asian cup being played in Zayed sports city stadium.
The schedule of the matches is not yet decided and revealed because the tournament is going to start in 2019 and more focus of the Football world at this point of time is towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia. This is the reason why they want to wait till the world cup is over and the attention diverts. However, there are a few things which is already decided like the fact that the first and the last matches are going to be played in the Zayed Sports City Stadium which is one of the three stadiums in Abu Dhabi. It is obvious that the match schedule will fully optimize and utilize all the venues. It is predicted and analyzed that at least 5 matches will be allocated to each venue.
AFC Asian Cup 2019 live
The AFC Asian Cup 2019 has many of the teams which all of India will be excited for. Firstly, it’s our own country, India, we will be excited about and would watch the AFC Asian Cup 2019 live. Also, India is considered to be a country where cricket is more respected than football but that is not for everybody. There are also football enthusiasts who are more into football than cricket or any other game. For them, the best option to catch up the football matches is via AFC Asian Cup 2019 live or on TV.
The TV channels which are going to telecast the matches Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD. AFC Asian Cup 2019 live rights are, however, earned by Hotstar and Jio TV. Life actually becomes much easier since the internet came into existence. Before the internet, nobody could have even thought of watching matches anytime and from anywhere. You don’t need to sit in front of your TV to watch matches every time, and the courtesy to it goes to live services. The AFC Asian Cup 2019 live is just going to give the viewers another great experience of live . Do not forget to watch your favorite teams’ actions in the first big tournament of the football world in 2019.
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Schedule Fixtures
AFC Asian cup 2019 is the seventeenth season of AFC. This is the quadrennial international men’s football championship of Asia. Every season of AFC Asian Cup is organized by Asian Football Confederation and also offers live of AFC 2019.
AFC Asian cup 2019, which is the 17th edition is hosted by United Arab Emirates (UAE). This is the second time that AFC matches are hosted in UAE. Earlier in 1996 AFC matches were also hosted by UAE only. These matches are going to be held from 5th of January to 1st of February 2019. (We will Update Soon)
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Broadcasting Rights, TV Channel
Watch Asian Cup 2019 Broadcasting TV Channel are BeIN Sports, Fox, ITV, BBC free. AFC Asian Cup is one of the biggest tournaments in football, it has a huge number of fans all over the world. Hence, everyone will be eager to watch these football matches. It is not possible for everyone to watch the match in the stadium, due to various reasons. So, live of AFC 2019 makes it possible to watch.
|Arab League||beIN Sports|
|Asia-Pacific||Fox International Channels|
|Australia||Fox Sports, ABC|
|Hong Kong||Now TV|
|Japan||TV Asahi, NHK BS1|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport|
|North America||ONE World Sports|
|South Korea||KBS, SBS, MBC|
AFC 2019 qualifying matches and the even final match can be watched in online. Those who have missed watching live AFC matches, need not worry. They can watch through live of AFC 2019 matches on various websites. Though there are many websites that offer live of AFC 2019 matches fox sports Asia and live 3S are popular among them. So enjoy this AFC season watching the matches in live.
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