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Posted On: 30 September 2022 04:51 pm
Updated On: 30 September 2022 08:24 pm

Qatar to host the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024™

Vrinda Abilash
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Doha host afc u23 asian cup 2024

Qatar has been selected as the host for the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024™ by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Competitions Committee at its fifth meeting held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 30 September 2022.

Following a comprehensive Bid Evaluation process as well as the overall risk assessment on the key deliverables outlined in the subsequent report, Qatar – who will be hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022 in November this year – was selected by the Committee from among the five bidders, including the Islamic Republic of Iran, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan.

The 2016 edition was held in Qatar, and the maroons finished fourth, narrowly missing out on qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Source: QFA
Cover image credit: AFC