Yasser Al Misehal (right), president of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation talks with Saudi Arabia’s head coach Herve Renard during a training session in Qatar. Photo: EPA-EFE
Yasser Al Misehal (right), president of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation talks with Saudi Arabia’s head coach Herve Renard during a training session in Qatar. Photo: EPA-EFE

Saudi Arabia likely to host 2027 Asian Cup after India withdraws bid, final decision expected in February

  • Asian Football Confederation confirms India’s decision to pull out of selection process, but does not elaborate as to why
  • News comes days after desert kingdom submitted bid to host women’s tournament in 2026

Yasser Al Misehal (right), president of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation talks with Saudi Arabia’s head coach Herve Renard during a training session in Qatar. Photo: EPA-EFE
Yasser Al Misehal (right), president of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation talks with Saudi Arabia’s head coach Herve Renard during a training session in Qatar. Photo: EPA-EFE
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