Asian Cup 2023 Schedule: Fixtures, Stadiums, and Kick-off Times

Asian Cup 2023 Schedule. The eagerly anticipated AFC Asian Cup 2023 is set to kick off on January 12, promising a thrilling display of football talents like Son Heung-Min in Qatar. Hosts Qatar will open the tournament against Lebanon at the iconic Lusail Stadium in Lusail City. With 24 teams battling it out, the competition is expected to be fierce, culminating in the final showdown at Lusail Stadium on February 10.Kenyastax.com has lined up the Asian Cup schedule 2023 including the stadiums and the kick-off times in Qatar local time and UK time(GMT).

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An interior view of the main media center (MMC) for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 is being shown at Msheireb Downtown in Doha, Qatar, on January 6, 2024. The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 is taking place from January 12 to February 10, 2024. (Photo by Noushad Thekkayil/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Asian Cup Schedule 2023

Group Stage fixtures: 12th January – 21st January 2024

Friday, 12th January

  • Group A: Qatar vs Lebanon (Lusail Stadium, 7:00 pm local; 16:00 GMT)

Saturday, 13th January

  • Group B: Australia vs India (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Group A: China vs Tajikistan (Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)
  • Group B: Uzbekistan vs Syria (Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, 8:30 pm; 17:30 GMT)

Sunday, 14th January

  • Group D: Japan vs Vietnam (Al Thumama Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Group C: UAE vs Hong Kong (Khalifa International Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)
  • Group C: Iran vs Palestine (Education City Stadium, 8:30 pm; 17:30 GMT)

Monday, 15th January

  • Group E: Korea vs Bahrain (Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Group D: India vs Iraq (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)
  • Group E: Malaysia vs Jordan (Al Janoub Stadium, 8:30 pm; 17:30 GMT)

Tuesday, 16th January

  • Group F: Thailand vs Krygyz Republic (Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)
  • Group F: Saudi Arabia vs Oman (Khalifa International Stadium, 8:30 pm; 17:30 GMT)
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Wednesday, 17th January

  • Group A: Lebanon vs China (Al Thumama Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Group A: Tajikistan vs Qatar (Al Bayt Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)

Thursday, 18th January

  • Group B: Syria vs Australia (Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Group B: India vs Uzbekistan (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)
  • Group C: Palestine vs UAE (Al Janoub Stadium, 8:30 pm; 17:30 GMT)

Friday, 19th January

  • Group D: Iraq vs Japan (Education City Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Group D: Vienna vs India (Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)
  • Group C: Hong Kong vs Iran (Khalifa International Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)

Saturday, 20th January

  • Group E: Jordan vs Korea (Al Thumama Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Group E: Bahrain vs Malaysia (Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)

Sunday, 21st January

  • Group F: Oman vs Thailand (Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, 5:30 pm; 14:30 GMT)
  • Group F: Krygyz Republic vs Saudi Arabia (Ahmad bin Ali International Stadium, 8:00 pm; 17:00 GMT)

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Round of 16: 28th January – 31st January

Sunday, 28th January

  • Game 37 – Winners of Group B vs third-best team across Group A, C, and D [3ACD] (Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Game 38 – Runners-up of Group A vs runners-up of Group C (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, 7:00 pm; 16:00 GMT)

Monday, 29th January

  • Game 39 – Winners of Group D vs third-best team across Group B, E, and F [3BEF] (Khalifa International Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Game 40 – Winners of Group A vs third-best team across Group C, D, and E [3CDE] (Al Bayt Stadium, 7:00 pm; 16:00 GMT)

Tuesday, 30th January

  • Game 41 – Runners-up of Group B vs runners-up of Group F (Al Janoub Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Game 42 – Winners of Group F vs runners-up of Group E (Education City Stadium, 7:00 pm; 16:00 GMT)

Wednesday, 31st January

  • Game 43 – Winners of Group E vs runners-up of Group D (Al Thumama Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Game 44 – Winners of Group C vs third-best team across Group A, B, and F [3ABF] (Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, 7:00 pm; 16:00 GMT)

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Quarter-finals: 2nd February – 3rd February

Friday, 2nd February

  • Game 45: Winners of 38 vs Winners of 39 (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Game 46: Winners of 37 vs Winners of 42 (Al Janoub Stadium, 6:30 pm; 15:30 GMT)

Saturday, 3rd February

  • Game 47: Winners of 44 vs Winners of 43 (Education City Stadium, 2:30 pm; 11:30 GMT)
  • Game 48: Winners of 40 vs Winners of 41 (Al Bayt Stadium, 6:30 pm; 15:30 GMT)

Semi-finals: 6th February – 7th February 2024

Tuesday, 6th February

  • Game 49: Winners of 45 vs Winners of 46 (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, 6:00 pm; 15:00 GMT)

Wednesday, 7th February

  • Game 50: Winners of 47 vs Winners of 48 (Al Thumama Stadium, 6:00 pm; 15:00 GMT)

Asian Cup Final: 10th February 2024

Saturday, 10th February

  • Lusail Stadium, 6:00 pm; 15:00 GMT

Mark your calendars based on the Asian Cup 2023 schedule, as the tournament promises to deliver an unforgettable display of skill and sportsmanship. Stay tuned for the thrilling matches that will determine the champion of this prestigious tournament in Qatar.

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