The AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Asian Cup is currently underway in Qatar from January 7-29, 2011. Drawing on the last summer’s FIFA World Cup success in South Africa, the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011 is also being widely seen by most as yet another sporting success waiting to happen. Several soccer enthusiasts from world over have already reached Qatar by cheap flights to Asia and are in the midst of enjoying this great Asian sporting event. For those who have not reached Qatar yet, there are several last minute flights available through which you can hurriedly buy cheap tickets to Asia and arrive in Qatar for the soccer tournament.
There are several travel companies that can provide you the best cheap flight deals to Asia. You can explore cheap airfares to Asia and buy air tickets if you are planning to catch cheap international flights to Asia and arrive in Qatar without any further delay for the Asian Cup. When you travel by cheap airline flights to Asia and reach Qatar, you’ll be pleased to know that many well-known European-based players such as Tim Cahill (Australia and Everton), Shinji Kagawa (Japan and Borussia Dortmund) and Park Ji Sung (South Korea and Manchester United) would be participating in this famous soccer tournament of the Asian continent.
Asia’s premier soccer tournament, the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011 would be bringing together the top 16 national teams from across the continent of Asia. The AFC Asian Cup is held once every four years. It is the first major international competition pitting nation against nation since the FIFA World Cup 2010 last summer in South Africa. Don’t forget to miss out on this important sporting event, and you just need to immediately get flight deals and board cheap airlines to Asia to see the tournament in the Middle East nation of Qatar.
When you explore about the current airfare and book cheap flights to Asia, you’ll be excited to know that the defending champion Iraq will be giving a tough fight to the strongest teams like Japan, China, Iran, South Korea and Saudi Arabia to save the Asian Cup title. Besides, many nations such as Australia, India, North Korea, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan would be participating in this year’s event.
A total of 32 games will be played in this tournament. There will be 24 matches during the Group Stages, followed by four knock-out games between the four group winners and second-place finishers. On January 25, there will be two semi-final matches. The match for the third-place will be held on January 28, while the AFC Asian Cup final will be played on January 29. So, why not get airline tickets and catch cheap flights to Asia to see the exciting AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011.