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2012 AFC Challenge Cup fixtures

The finals of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from March 8 to 19, 2012. Under the new qualifying format 16 nations played to qualify for the tournament proper with the hosts only chosen after the eight finalists had been dec...

The finals of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from March 8 to 19, 2012. Under the new qualifying format, 16 nations played to qualify for the tournament proper with the hosts only chosen after the eight finalists had been decided.

In Group A hosts Nepal take on the Maldives, Palestine and Turkmenistan; while in the tougher Group B defending champions North Korea take on former champions India and Tajikistan plus the Philippines.

FIXTURES

Group A
Maldives, Nepal, Palestine, Turkmenistan

08-Mar-2012: Nepal – Palestine
08-Mar-2012: Turkmenistan – Maldives
10-Mar-2012: Palestine – Turkmenistan
10-Mar-2012: Maldives – Nepal
12-Mar-2012: Nepal – Turkmenistan
12-Mar-2012: Maldives – Palestine

Group B
India, North Korea, Philippines, Tajikistan

09-Mar-2012: North Korea – Philippines
09-Mar-2012: India – Tajikistan
11-Mar-2012: Philippines – India
11-Mar-2012: Tajikistan – North Korea
13-Mar-2012: North Korea – India
13-Mar-2012: Tajikistan – Philippines

Semifinals
16-Mar-2012: Winner Group A – Runners-Up Group B
16-Mar-2012: Winner Group B – Runners-Up Group A

Final
19-Mar-2012: Winner SF 1 – Winner SF 2

Published with permission from Arunava Chaudhuri.

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