Korea, 2023 Asian Cup Top Seed Assignment… Possible Group with China
Klinsmanho’s first championship challenge stage 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup received top seed (Pot 1).
On the 7th (Korean time), the AFC confirmed the ports of the 24 countries participating in the Qatar Asian Cup in January next year through the official website. Based on the FIFA ranking announced the day before, it was divided into 4 pots from 6 countries, and Korea was placed in pot 1.
Korea’s top seed included Qatar, the host country, as well as Japan, Australia, Iran, and Saudi Arabia, which competed in last year’s World Cup finals.
In Pot 2, China, which gave up the right to host the tournament, lost its top seed qualification and was organized. Along with China, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Uzbekistan and Jordan received the second seeds.
Port 3 included Bahrain, Syria, Palestine, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan and Lebanon. The weakest port 4 was India, Tajikistan, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Indonesia.
The final draw to decide the Asian Cup opponents will be held on May 11 at the Opera House in Doha, Qatar. The tournament finals will be held at eight stadiums in Qatar, where the World Cup was held from January 12 to February 10.
The Asian Cup was originally scheduled to be held in China in June, but it was changed to Qatar as it was abandoned due to the aftermath of Corona 19.바카라사이트 Conscious of the heat in the Middle East, the timing of the tournament was also postponed from summer to winter.
Korea is a strong power in Asia, but in the Asian Cup, it has not lifted a trophy for 63 years after winning the first or second tournament. New national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced his first international win, the Asian Cup.