The 2015 AFC Asian Cup has kicked off with Australia defeating Kuwait 4-1.  For fans in America, the tournament can be found exclusively on the ONE World Sports channel.  For Dish Network subscribers, the sports station is on channel 9794.  ONE World Sports is also in Verizon FiOS’s lineup (channel 309) and Cablevision (channel 1159).

Programming note: For viewers in the United States, the tournament is being shown exclusively on One World Sports and DishWorld. Even if you don’t have a TV subscription to One World Sports, you can access the channel via online streaming service DishWorld for $10/month. Sign up for DishWorld via their website.

The 23-day competition will conclude with the final being played on January 31.  Japan, the reigning Asian Cup champions, opens their tournament in a January 12 clash against Palestine.  Listed below is the complete schedule of the tournament (all times are EST):

All times are Eastern Time


Jan. 9, 3:30 a.m.: Australia vs. Kuwait (4-1)
Jan. 10, midnight: South Korea vs. Oman (1-0)
Jan. 13, 2 a.m.: Kuwait vs. South Korea
Jan. 13, 4 a.m.: Oman vs. Australia
Jan. 17, 4 a.m.: Australia vs. South Korea
Jan. 17, 4 a.m.: Oman vs. Kuwait


Jan. 10, 2 a.m.: Uzbekistan vs. North Korea (1-0)
Jan. 10, 4 a.m.: Saudi Arabia vs. China (0-1)
Jan. 14, 2 a.m.: North Korea vs. Saudi Arabia
Jan. 14, 4 a.m.: China vs. Uzbekistan
Jan. 18, 4 a.m.: Uzbekistan vs. Saudi Arabia
Jan. 18, 4 a.m.: China vs. North Korea


Jan. 11, 2 a.m.: UAE vs. Qatar (4-1)
Jan. 11, 4 a.m.: Iran vs. Bahrain (2-0)
Jan. 15, 2 a.m.: Bahrain vs. UAE
Jan. 15, 4 a.m.: Qatar vs. Iran
Jan. 19, 4 a.m.: Iran vs. UAE
Jan. 19, 4 a.m.: Qatar vs. Bahrain


Jan. 12, 2 a.m.: Japan vs. Palestine
Jan. 12, 4 a.m.: Jordan vs. Iraq
Jan. 16, 2 a.m.: Palestine vs. Jordan
Jan. 16, 4 a.m.: Iraq vs. Japan
Jan. 20, 4 a.m.: Japan vs. Jordan
Jan. 20, 4 a.m.: Iraq vs. Palestine


Jan. 22 (2:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.) and
Jan. 23 (1:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m.)


Jan. 26, 4 a.m. and
Jan. 27, 4 a.m.


Jan. 30, 4 a.m.


Jan. 31, 4 a.m.