One year countdown to AFC Women’s Asian Cup as preparations ascend towards climax

2017-04-07 15:51:06
The clock begins to tick rapidly announcing the one-year countdown, as Asia’s attention turns to Jordan for the start of the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup a year from today.
Following the vast success of hosting the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in 2016, and the achievements that exceeded all expectations.
Jordan takes on the next challenge by hosting the AFC Women’s Asian Cup for the first time in the region, looking forward to further extend its long lasting legacy in the development of Women’s Football, its infrastructure, and to take advantage of its high professionally-trained cadres, bringing Jordan to a new horizon under the guidance of Jordan Football Association President HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein.
Today marks one year until the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup kicks off in Jordan, 365 days before the opening match’s first whistle, as Jordan will be the centre of attention for Asia and the World.
For 15 days, 8 teams will be competing in 17 matches to clinch the continent’s most glorious trophy, as well as chase the dream of booking a qualification ticket to take part in the most prestigious competition in the World, the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Ambitions and aspirations rise, day after day, eager to reach the highest levels of preparation to host the continental event. Aiming to bring yet more awareness, and further development to women’s football in the Kingdom, and in the region.
With passion, determination, and pride. The countdown to an ascending goal kicks off.