The Asian Cup logo on display outside the Worker’s Stadium in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Asian Cup logo on display outside the Worker’s Stadium in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE

AFC Asian Cup: Japan football chief says country approached about hosting 2023 tournament, South Korea given ‘briefing’

  • China pulled out of hosting the tournament next year over coronavirus fears
  • Officials from Japan and South Korea said they had been approached about hosting the 24-team competition, originally set to take place between June and July

The Asian Cup logo on display outside the Worker’s Stadium in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Asian Cup logo on display outside the Worker’s Stadium in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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