The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has awarded Football Federation of Australia (FFA) with the right to host the AFC Asian Cup, the premier men’s national football competition in Asia. A Local Organising Committee (LOC) has been developed to plan and deliver the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015. The LOC’s vision is to deliver a world class event that celebrates Asia’s rich football culture and leaves an enduring legacy for the game in Australia. The AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 will be held over 23 days and will involve 16 teams playing a total of 32 matches at 5 stadiums in 5 host cities in Australia. The AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 is currently scheduled to take place from 9 – 31 January 2015.