Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 26 April 2019

Asian Cup teams set for continental showpiece in UAE - in pictures

Japan arrive in the Emirates even as Arabian Gulf sides Yemen and Oman take part in training sessions

The UAE is buzzing with Asian Cup activity as the teams arrive to play in the continental competition, which kicks off on Saturday.

The tournament, being held in the Emirates for the second time, is nearly a month long with the final scheduled for February 1. It gets under way with the Group A match between the hosts and their regional rivals Bahrain at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

You can check out pictures of teams arriving in the country and training by browsing the photo gallery above. To move on to the next photo, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

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Groups:

GROUP A: UAE, Bahrain, India, Thailand

GROUP B: Australia, Syria, Jordan, Palestine

GROUP C: South Korea, China, Kyrgyzstan, Philippines

GROUP D: Iran, Iraq, Vietnam, Yemen

GROUP E: Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, North Korea

GROUP F: Japan, Uzbekistan, Oman, Turkmenistan

Updated: January 3, 2019 04:52 PM

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