Where: Australia - Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Newcastle (Sydney hosts the final, Newcastle the semi's)
When: January 09 - 31, 2015
Competing: Australia, Bahrain, China, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan
More: The winner is title-holder of best in Asia through the next tournament in 2019, and will earn an invite to the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia, a key lead-up to the World Cup in 2018.
Fun Fact: This is the first time that the Asian Cup will be held outside of the Asian continent. In 2006, Australia began to compete within the Asian Football Confederation, as a means to improve the quality of regular competition versus within Oceania. They finished second in the last tournament, in 2011.