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STARZPLAY announces exclusive UAE coverage

The AFC Asian Cup 2023, Asia’s premier continental football competition, kicks off in Qatar on 12th January. This highly anticipated tournament will feature the participation of 24 teams as current champions Qatar look to retain their title on home soil. All matches will be broadcast exclusively in the UAE on Abu Dhabi Sports Asia 1 via STARZPLAY.

The action starts on Friday, as host nation Qatar kick off the defence of their title against Lebanon at 20:00 UAE. The journey concludes with the grand final on February 10, at the iconic Lusail Stadium, where two finalists will compete for continental glory at 19:00 UAE.

The illustrious 88,000-seater Lusail Stadium, inaugurated in September 2022, has already etched its name in history. In October 2023, it witnessed Lionel Messi’s triumphant moment in the 2022 World Cup final. This iconic venue is all set to host the AFC Asian Cup 2023™, promising fans an unforgettable experience.

The AFC Asian Cup, now in its 18th edition, was initially slated for 2023. However, the tournament was rescheduled to 2024 due to high summer temperatures and Qatar’s participation in the 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Football fans in the UAE can catch all the action live and exclusively on Abu Dhabi Sports Asia via STARZPLAY. Don’t miss a moment of the AFC Asian Cup 2023 football fever.

When and where to watch?

Match: Qatar vs Lebanon

Venue: Lusail Stadium

Date and Time: January 12th 20:00 UAE

Where to watch live: https://starzplay.com/channels/starzplaysports

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shows, Turkish favourites, anime, and live sports, STARZPLAY is fast solidifying its position as

a leading multi-faceted entertainment hub. The service is available in 19 countries across

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