The 2022 AFC Asian women's Cup officially kicked off Thursday as 12 countries compete to lift the continental Cup. Japan are the 2018 reigning champions, and several teams will compete for the title and five qualifying spots in the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.How can I get more coverage of the Asian Women's Cup?
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“Off the back of our Olympic campaign, coming fourth, I think there’s a little bit of expectation for us to win this Asian Cup,” said Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter. “We should win this Asian Cup. That expectation is there and it’s good for us, we want to win tournaments, we want to win trophies.”