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Asian Cup 2023 to be Hosted by China

China has become the sole contender to host the Asian Cup Football tournament in 2023.
Asian Cup 2023 to be Hosted by China

Details:

  • The announcement came after South Korea has announced to withdraw its bid to host the game.
  • The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced that it had pulled out to strategically focus on a joint bid with North Korea to host the Women's World Cup in the same year.

One must know:

  • In February 2013, China suggested interest in hosting the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
  • However, in September 2013, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) withdrew its bid.
  • In late 2015, the CFA confirmed their intention to bid for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
  • In March 2019 China had officially proposed to bid for the 2023 Asian Cup.
  • China has previously hosted the 2004 Asian Cup.

About 2023 AFC Asian Cup:

  • The 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup will be the 18th edition of the AFC Asian Cup.
  • It is organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
  • The tournament will involve 24 national teams.

Question:

Q. Which country has become the sole contender to host the Asian Cup Football tournament in 2023?
a. Japan
b. China
c. Indonesia
d. Malaysia
Asian Cup 2023 to be Hosted by China Asian Cup 2023 to be Hosted by China Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 19, 2019 Rating: 5

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