2021-01-12

Beijing will host the opening ceremony and final of the 2023 Asian Cup

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News from this newspaper (Reporter Zhao Rui) Yesterday, the official Weibo of the Asian Cup China Organizing Committee stated that the AFC announced the 2023 AFC China Asian Cup match date. The opening time is On June 16, 2023, the final time will be July 16, lasting 31 days. The specific schedule of the AFC is still being arranged and is expected to be announced within this year.

The 2023 Asian Cup is the highest level and most influential football event in Asia hosted by the AFC. There will be 24 top Asian teams participating. The competition will be held in ten cities in my country including Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Dalian, Qingdao, Xiamen, Suzhou . Among them, Beijing will host the opening ceremony and finals.

The official account of the Asian Cup China Organizing Committee introduced the stadiums in some hosting cities, and the Beijing Workers Stadium</span class=”entity-word” data-gid=”15085161″>Beijing Workers’ Stadium

Span> will be transformed into a professional football stadium with world-class standards. The stadium area is 190,000 square meters, the building height is 47.3 meters, and the total number of seats is approximately 65,000. It is expected to be delivered in December 2022.

The Asian Cup in China in 2023 has increased by 3 days compared with the last Asian Cup in the UAE. It will be the longest period in the history of the event. The participating teams will have plenty of time to shuttle between the 10 regions. between. The 2023 China Asian Cup is the 18th tournament. There will be 24 top teams from Asia in 51 competitions, launching an impact on the highest honor of Asian football. The Chinese team reached the Asian Cup finals twice in 1984 and 2004, but both missed the championship.

According to the news, the AFC has issued the seventh and eighth rounds of the top 40 group stage to its member associations a few days ago, and requires the member associations to report the name of the home stadium and the specifics as soon as possible. Tee time. At present, the epidemic situation in Asia is still severe. Whether the Chinese team will play against the Maldives on March 25, where is the home field, and whether they can go to the away field to play against Guam in 5 days, these questions are currently unanswered. The last two rounds are scheduled for two international match days in early June. All the top 40 matches specified by the AFC will end on June 15.

Although there is still some time before the start of the match in March, it is foreseeable that due to the impact of the epidemic, it may be quite difficult to start the match smoothly according to the plan of the AFC. The Chinese Football Association and the national team coaching staff have made various plans to deal with various situations that may arise. The Chinese Football Association has also made it clear previously that it will not give up the opportunity of the national team at home.

Source:Tianjin Daily