AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualification Scenario: All Qualifying Teams
Eleven nations competed and booked their places in the AFC Asian Cup 2023 following the results of the final round of the qualifiers on Tuesday (14 June). Eleven teams competed in six different qualifying groups, with the qualifiers being played in Bishkek, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait City, Namangan and Ulaanbaatar. Interestingly, Tajikistan made history by confirming its first appearance at the Continental Showpiece. A total of 24 teams will participate in this mega event. The 11 qualifiers join the 13 teams that had already booked their places after the second round of the AFC Asian Qualifiers in June 2021. Jordan emerged as Group A winners with nine points, with Palestine taking the top spot in Group B with a perfect record of three wins. Well done for qualifying for his third consecutive showpiece event.
Group C was won by Uzbekistan, who advanced to the continental showpiece with a perfect record of three wins.
The final cast of #AsianCup2023 is set, here we are! pic.twitter.com/WVbOuDwxiP – #AFCU23 (@afcasiancup) June 14, 2022
India was the second side to qualify with a 100 per cent record. A near-capacity crowd at Kolkata’s iconic Salt Lake Stadium watched as the Indian national football team qualified for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup after beating Hong Kong 4-0 at the top of Group D on Tuesday as India beat Cambodia and Afghanistan to a match. Achieved it. A convincing victory over Hong Kong in Group D of the third round of the Asian Cup Qualifiers.
Bahrain was the standout side in Group E as Helio Sousa’s side posted three out of three wins with a 1-0 win over Turkmenistan on Tuesday, while Tajikistan finished as Group F winners, ahead of Kyrgyz Republic on goal difference. . Leading up to the top five runners-up were Indonesia (Group A), Thailand (Group C), Hong Kong (Group D), Malaysia (Group E) and the Kyrgyz Republic (Group F).
Here are the 24 teams that have qualified for the AFC Asian Cup 2023:
– Republic of Korea
– United Arab Emirates
– Saudi Arab
– Kyrgyz Republic
– Hong Kong
With ANI inputs