Eurosport India to broadcast AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022

India will host the 20th edition of Asia's premier women's football tournament between January 20 and February 6.

Discovery Network’s premium sports brand, Eurosport India has acquired the rights to broadcast the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022.

Eurosport India was awarded the PayTV broadcast rights for the Indian market by Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), who also owns the media rights to all Asian Football Confederation (AFC) competitions in the Indian subcontinent region until 2024.

India will host the 20th edition of Asia’s premier women’s football tournament between January 20 and February 6. The AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 will be held in three venues across India. A total of 12 teams have been divided into three groups that will fight for the prestigious title. India is in Group A, alongside China PR, Chinese Taipei, and IR Iran.

The tournament will begin in a round-robin format, with each team facing the other three teams in their group for a spot in the quarter-finals, which will be held on January 30, 2022. The semi-finals and finals will be held on February 3 and February 6 respectively. Moreover, the tournament will serve as the final phase of Asian qualification for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.

Eurosport India reaches the largest audience with unrivalled local coverage of some of the world’s most important football leagues, including the Netherlands’ Eredivisie and the United States’ Major League Soccer (MLS). It has also helped the Indian football fans to support and back their national team during FIFA friendlies and South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship matches.

Eurosport India also hosts other premier sports properties such as the Euro League, MotoGP, Formula 2, All Elite Wrestling, PFL, PGA Tour, Asian Tour, ATP Cup, and others, catering to a diverse range of sports fans.

The AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 campaign will begin on January 20, with China taking on Chinese Taipei. The hosts, India, will play their first game against Iran on the same day and will hope to secure the top spot on the first day. 

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