AFC Fans kick off in Brisbane, 10 January 2015
In Europe there's European Championship, South America has the Copa America, and Asia Pacific has the Asian Cup; one of the most exciting tournaments that fascinates half the globe. The Asian Cup in 2015 will kick off on the 9th of January, it is becoming more of a feature of the calendar in the world every time. Australia was selected to be the host nation to the best of Asia football as they battle it out to be crowned champions during the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
It’s the first time Australia has presented the Asian Cup after joining in 2006. Out of the 16 teams competing, Australia, Japan, South Korea and North Korea have already secured their places in the competition which allows football supporters to plan with certainty their travel downunder to watch their national team. And then there are 12 other qualifying soccer teams, like UAE, Saudi Arabia, spending the next few months doing their very best to join them. It is hoped too that the Asian Cup will also help strengthen the relationships between Australia and participating Asian countries, further enhancing Australia’s reputation as a great place to see sport, such as the Olympics in 2000 and 1956, the many Commonwealth Games.
With the 2015 AFC one of the most exciting events in the world happening in Australia, many soccer fans have already started looking for accommodation in Brisbane to witness many of the exciting games. Don’t forget to book ahead and check out the other things to do in Brisbane, as many are popular with locals as well as visitors like maybe a morning’s hot air balloon ride , driving just out of Brisbane city hop on board then it’s followed by a Vineyard Champagne Breakfast and some free wine tasting and return in time to will be on the cards, for many visiting fans. Especially as balloon rides in Queensland are $120pp cheaper than other Australian capital cities. A visit or perhaps overnight stay at Tangalooma resort on Moreton Island is also a very popular choice as well as Brisbane River City Cruise enjoying the city views from the water.
No matter which team you support in the Asian Football Cup in Brisbane in 2015, make sure that your time in Queensland kicks off with a fun, relaxing time by enjoying all that Brisbane and Australia have to offer.