Four nations interested in hosting 2026 Women’s Asian Cup

China and Shanghai Shengli star Xiao Yuyi in action against Iran at the AFC Women's Asian Cup. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images)

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that Australia, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan are in contention to host the 2026 Women’s Asian Cup.

The AFC has received expressions of interest in the hosting rights from the four member associations after the deadline for such proposals closed yesterday (Sunday).

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