Japan to Host AFC Asian Cup 2022

Japan to Host AFC Asian Cup 2022

China will not host 2023 Asian Cup football. The country withdrew its name from the organizers citing Corona’s reasons. The Asian Cup was scheduled to be held on June 16 next year. Japan to host The Asian Football Confederation AFC Asian Cup 2022 for the 24-nation tournament after China withdrew concerning Corona.

The AFC wants to hand over the responsibility to Japan as China has moved away from the host. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the first choice for Japan, mainly for infrastructural reasons. The last Olympics was hosted by Japan. There are several stadium-hotels ready for this. That is why the AFC wants to host this year’s event at the home of the 2011 Asian Champions.

The Japan Football Association (JFA) has been formally invited, said Chairman Kojo Tashima. “We have been informed,” he said. If Japan can be the host, then it is definitely a pleasure. ‘

Apart from Japan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Australia are also expected to host the Asian Cup. However, in that case, the tournament may be held at the end of 2023 or in 2024. The World Cup is going to be held in Qatar at the end of this year.



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