Saudi Arabia Crowned Champions of 2027 Asian Cup

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia has been chosen to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup. This comes after India withdrew its application, leaving Saudi Arabia as the sole candidate for the tournament. Previously, India and Saudi Arabia were in the running to host the competition, but Qatar withdrew after securing the rights to host the 2023 tournament in place of China. This announcement was made during the AFC General Assembly meeting in Manama. (1000 words)