World Cup host Qatar eyes bid for 2023 AFC Asian Cup – Doha Information

Doha had gained the bid to host the 2030 Asian Video games.

Qatar has expressed its curiosity in internet hosting the Asian Soccer Confederation’s (AFC) 2023 Asian Cup, the sporting physique introduced on Monday.

The Gulf state’s soccer affiliation was amongst 4 federations worldwide to precise their curiosity in holding the most important match of their residence international locations. The three different entities embody Soccer Australia, Soccer Affiliation of Indonesia, and Korea Soccer Affiliation.

“In accordance with the bidding course of, the Bidding Laws had been distributed to the MAs on June 17, 2022, and the deadline for Bidding MAs to submit the Bid paperwork is about for August 31, 2022,” mentioned the AFC.

The AFC mentioned it will likely be evaluating all of the bids earlier than it selects and broadcasts the host of the 24-team occasion by the Govt Committee on 17 October.

Qatar’s nationwide workforce had gained its first AFC Asian Cup in 2019 in an intense recreation towards four-time champion Japan, claiming victory after a 3-1 rating.

Profitable the bid to host the video games would add to Qatar’s wealthy portfolio within the sports activities world, and comes simply months away from its internet hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

In late 2021, Qatar hosted the FIFA Arab Cup – the worldwide sporting physique’s first version of the match.

Qatar had additionally gained the bid to host the 2030 Asian Video games after a fierce bid battle with its neighbour Saudi Arabia in late 2020. Riyadh, which got here second within the vote, will probably be internet hosting the consecutive match in 2034.

Doha has beforehand hosted the Asian Video games in 2006, getting ready it to host future sporting occasions. The post-tournament side of the 2030 Asian Video games bid will see Qatar share its experience of making a thriving sport phenomenon within the nation.


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