India and five other nations have submitted their expressions of interest to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for hosting the 2027 Asian Cup. However the decision on giving rights will be taken on 2021. Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan are the other nations who are in the race of hosting the mega football event Asian Cup.
A statement has been issued by the AFC were they said “The AFC will now work with each Bidding Member Association on the delivery of the necessary bidding documentation in accordance with the bidding process and will announce the host for the 19th edition of the AFC Asian Cup in 2021”. However India have never hosted the Asian Cup before.