Vietnam to host group stage at AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 qualifiers
Friday, 17:37, 19/05/2023
VOV.VN - The nation will be one of 11 host countries for the group stage of the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 qualifiers, as announced by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on May 19.
Based on their performance in the 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup, the national U23 team have been put in Pot 1 alongside Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Jordan, and Thailand.
The AFC will conduct a draw for the qualifiers of the U23 Asian Cup 2024 on May 25. A total of 47 teams will compete in the qualification round from September 4 to September 12.
The best 16 teams will progress through to play in the final tournament, including Qatar who automatically qualified as hosts.
Saudi Arabia are currently the defending champions of the tournament.