Indonesia Elected to Host Asian Cup U-19 2018

Timnas U-19 Indonesia berlatih di Stade Municipal, Marseille, pada Senin (29/5/2017) malam waktu setempat.

Indonesia Elected to Host Asian Cup U-19 2018

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) appointed Indonesia as the host of the U-19 Asian Cup 2018. The event will be held on October 18 to November 4, 2018

AFC through its official website chooses Indonesia as a favorite of many other countries who also filed in the bidding process.

“The committee feels that Indonesia is the most favorite of the other bidding participants, and this decision is also expected to help the recovery and development of football after being punished by FIFA (Banned) recently,” wrote the announcement on the AFC website.

Indonesia U-19 national team coach, Indra Sjafri, expressed gratitude for Indonesia’s election to host.

A total of 16 teams of participants will start the tournament by playing in the preliminary round with the division of four groups. Each group occupied four teams.

While utu, the qualifying round will begin on 31 October 2017 with the first match to bring together Oman and United Arab Emirates.

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